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Surprisingly Calcium-Rich Foods That Aren't Milk

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 04.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Got milk? We've all heard that calcium is one of the most important nutritional building blocks in our body: The mineral (the most abundant of all in ...

Should Women Take Calcium And Vitamin D Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients recently brought in a mainstream magazine piece that cited an article from a medical journal regarding calcium increasing risk for heart attacks.

Is The IOM Right To Recommend We Get Less? Vitamin D And Calcium?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

We simply do not have large-scale, long-term intervention trials with all the bells and whistles- randomization, double-blinding, placebo-control to tell us what dose of calcium or vitamin D is truly optimal for health.

Vitamin D: Why You Are Probably NOT Getting Enough and How That Makes You Sick

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The economic burden due to vitamin D insufficiency in the United States is $40-$53 billion per year. This can be corrected for pennies a person per day.