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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Foods to Avoid If You Have Osteoporosis

February 3 2018

It’s very easy to come across articles discussing foods that can help ward off osteoporosis as there are tons and tons of them posted in cyberspace. However, when was the last time you spotted one that talked about foods that, when eaten, can actually lead to bone weakening? Below you will find some of the foods...

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