Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Are Calcium Supplements Dangerous?

January 28 2019

Nearly half of Australians are not getting the recommended dietary intake of calcium, which may put many people – the elderly, in particular – at risk of osteoporosis and fractures. Calcium is a mineral, found naturally in mostly dairy foods, tofu and seafood, that’s essential for healthy, strong bones. Most adults need a total of 1,000mg of calcium per...

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15 Surprising Dairy-Free Sources of Calcium

September 15 2017

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is found naturally in a wide variety of foods and beverage. For example, there’s 290mg of calcium in a standard cup of milk, but what if you can’t drink milk? Whether you’re lactose-intolerant or just sick of wine and cheese parties, here are all the unexpected ways...

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