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Calcium Deficiencies (video)


Curious if you have a calcium deficiency? Watch this for a quick tip! Related Link: 25 Vegan Sources For Calcium

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4:40PM PDT on Apr 5, 2013

good to know

3:38PM PDT on Apr 5, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

2:39PM PDT on Apr 5, 2013

ty

12:14AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

ty

4:22AM PST on Mar 2, 2013

Thanks.

4:06AM PST on Feb 13, 2013

Thanks

4:22AM PST on Jan 31, 2013

Always pushing pills. Have a proper diet, exercise and take calcium if needed. Too much calcium deposit will weaken your bones.

9:41AM PST on Jan 22, 2013

Not v. helpful.

11:09PM PST on Jan 21, 2013

Deanna, it was most certainly NOT propaganda. The biggest problem with women (for the most part) is that they are so weight conscious, they give up dairy completely because of the myths that dairy is all full of fat and excess calories. Men think they are immune. The biggest contributor these days is too much PHOSPHORUS from "fizzy" soda which leaches calcium from the body. Also, calcium is not absorbed in the bones simply by taking a supplement. It should be in certain forms (calcium carbonate is next to useless) and in the proper ratio with other minerals, specifically magnesium. Without Vitamin D and magnesium, calcium becomes problematic and can cause kidney stones.

I drink very little milk anymore and am not vegan, but since my Mom had osteoporosis and I am 35% more likely to develop it, it is of real concern to me and I did participate in an osteoporosis research study. Yes, bone density testing is very important, and if you can, stay away from the medications such as "Boniva".

10:49PM PST on Jan 21, 2013

thank you.@ Deanna R.

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