Is This “Healthy” Nutrient Actually Bad For You?

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People, particularly women, need calcium. Right?

Last year, a Swedish study published in the British Medical Journal linked calcium supplement use in women to an increased risk of heart disease and death.

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However, a newer study, conducted by scientists from Australia, Denmark and the United States, examined 18 studies involving nearly 64,000 participants. They found that calcium supplementation with or without vitamin D does not increase coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality risk. This new study was presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Seville, Spain.

So, which study is more accurate? After countless studies and years of analysis, most experts still say that calcium is still good for you.

Though, there are some basic calcium facts that are important to know.

Calcium: What, How Much & Why

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