Calcium-Supplements

4 Steps to Strong Bones

…isoflavones 100–200 mg, and strontium citrate 680 mg, in divided doses on an empty stomach at least two hours before or after eating or taking calcium supplements. * Eat more plant foods. Scores of independent studies have found inverse relationships between vegetable and fruit intake and risk of osteoporosis…

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Which Calcium to Take for Strong Bones

I often get questions about what form of calcium is best to maintain strong bones. When it comes to calcium supplements, for most people, calcium carbonate—the most popular and inexpensive kind—will work just fine. Most of the studies on calcium for bone health have been on calcium carbonate and…

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Better Bone Density? Hop to It!

…elemental strontium, in the form of strontium citrate, in divided doses on an empty stomach at least two hours before or after eating or taking calcium supplements. Strontium citrate is available online and in some health food stores. Now it’s your turn: What are you doing to increase your bone density?…

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Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? Probably Not

…absorption of antibiotics. After taking antibiotics, wait at least two hours before drinking milk or calcium-fortified orange juice or using calcium supplements. You can also bolster your immune system—before, during, or after the onset of colds, flu, or other infections—by taking a potent multivitamin…

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