If you look at modern nutrition habits and health-oriented lifestyles, it’s all about trends. This interesting (and fairly recent) development can be attributed to our growing dependency on the internet as a source of information and our active engagement in… Read More
When you think of calcium, you probably think of the mineral that helps keep your bones strong. But calcium benefits go beyond bone mass and strength, so having a calcium deficiency can take a negative toll on the overall state… Read More
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
Until now, you’ve been told that dairy is a great source of calcium, which is needed for strong bones. Unfortunately, many of us cannot eat dairy, either due to dietary intolerances, allergies, or even personal preference. So what are you… Read More
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
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
Good old-fashioned milk has been a health beverage of the ages it seems – with good reason. It’s high in vitamins and minerals, and a convenient source of calcium for your bones. Whether you’re drinking it straight, adding it to… Read More
Today, I want to talk to you about calcium.
Usually when I bring this topic up with a patient, I get an exaggerated eye-roll in response, along with a “Thanks Dr. Mintzer. But I already know about calcium – I… Read More
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