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Looking Beyond Calcium to Prevent Osteoporosis

January 4, 2013

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Ageing unfortunately can’t be avoided and it brings with it a range of health problems; deterioration in the circulation paves the way towards heart disease, stroke and impotence, changes in body cells increase the likelihood of cancer and as a result of wear and tear changes to the joints and bones occur. After the age [...]

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Calcium and Milk: What’s Best for Your Bones and Health?

April 28, 2011

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Introduction Those advertisements pushing milk as the answer to strong bones are almost inescapable. But does “got milk?” really translate into “got strong bones?” The pro-milk faction believes that increased calcium intake—particularly in the form of the currently recommended three glasses of milk per day—will help prevent osteoporosis, the weakening of bones. Each year, osteoporosis [...]

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Calcium – desription

April 20, 2011

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Calcium is a mineral that is vital for several bodily functions. In addition to keeping bones and teeth strong and healthy, calcium also aids in the proper functioning of muscles, nerves and the heart. When there is a calcium deficiency in the blood, the body absorbs calcium from the bones, thereby making them weak. Osteoporosis [...]

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