Tag Archives: calcium

Calcium supplements may not be safe for the heart

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Calcium supplements may not be safe for the heart

Calcium supplements – but not calcium-rich food – may pose a risk to the heart, according to research findings. Although the study could not establish causality, the researchers still want to raise awareness about the possible risk. Lead author of Read More

Eat these foods for strong bones

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 08:00 AM
foods for strong bones

For as long as you can remember, you have been told that calcium and milk products are what it takes for strong and healthy bones. Although this isn’t completely false, it’s not the complete truth either. Bones are made up… Read More

Calcification: Causes, Symptoms

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, July 27, 2015 - 04:30 AM
Calcification causes and symptoms

If we say the term calcification, it probably brings to mind the build-up around your faucet or shower head. Unfortunately, this isn’t the only kind. Calcification can occur inside your body, too. Calcium is an essential mineral that the body… Read More

Why are Calcium Supplements Now Under Fire?

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, January 18, 2013 - 09:37 AM

Calcium is an essential mineral that is present in bones and teeth.  Its also plays an important role in various cellular functions, assisting in the transport of molecules in and out of cells.  Calcium also helps in muscle contraction, as… Read More