Calcium intake and bone mineral density

By on January 3, 2016

“Conclusions: Increasing calcium intake from dietary sources or by taking calcium supplements produces small non-progressive increases in BMD, which are unlikely to lead to a clinically significant reduction in risk of fracture.”


 

For years doctors and drug companies have been pushing drugs and supplements with high doses of calcium to make our bones stronger to prevent fractures. Now they’re telling us that it really doesn’t help.

Read the study results here in The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal).

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