Osteoporosis Drugs Don’t Always Make Strong Bones

…protection against hip fractures. Some of the best-absorbed types of supplemental calcium for strong bones are calcium citrate, ascorbate, gluconate and malate. For proper absorption and metabolism, calcium should be balanced with magnesium in a 2:1 or 1:1 ratio. * Vitamin D (5,000 IU daily) helps control…

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The Calcium Conundrum

…supplement that contains a variety of calcium sources, including carbonate and citrate, as well as other chelates such as ascorbate, aspartate, or malate. The only forms of calcium I specifically do not recommend are bone meal, dolomite, and oyster shell calcium, as these forms can contain high levels…

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