Heart-healthy Ways to Build Healthy Bones

Community Leader
Registered: 07-25-2000
Heart-healthy Ways to Build Healthy Bones
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Sat, 08-11-2012 - 1:41am

Recent studies show that high doses of supplemental calcium - 1,200 milligrams or more daily -- can clog arteries and raise your heart disease risk 30 percent. Instead, try these smart and safe ways to keep your bones break-resistant 
http://www.ivillage.com/build-strong-healthy-bones-it-s-never-too-early-start/4-b-477224?nlcid=hr|08-10-2012|

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-24-2009
Tue, 08-14-2012 - 3:11pm

I didn't know about the link between calcium supplements and heart disease risk. I'll ask my doctor about reducing my calcium supplementation, as I'm currently taking 1,200 mg. daily on her orders.