A Harvard study of over 12,000 women found that those who consumed the recommended amount of calcium from a milk source had twice the risk of hip fractures than women who primarily got their calcium from non-milk sources. One form of calcium is far superior to all other supplements at building strong bones!
Do you know the second best-selling nutritional supplement in America is calcium. Do you know what it really does? Do you know the best sources?
Osteoporosis is a very serious disease; more women die of osteoporosis-related fractures than from breast cancer! A diet high in calcium helps prevent osteoporosis if the calcium is absorbed and if there are enough other necessary nutrients (such as Vitamin D) to transport this calcium to the bones. The single greatest use for calcium is treating osteoporosis. Osteoporosis results from a high loss of bone density; your bones become so thin that they may break with the simple act of sneezing or stepping off a curb.
The debate about calcium quality begins with its source. Is calcium from stone, oyster shell or eggshell as good as calcium from fruits and vegetables? Is calcium from milk and beef equivalent to calcium from nuts and fish? What’s the answer? – It depends! Certain forms of calcium are good for certain purposes.
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