By: Nicole Carolan
Calcium Too Much of a Good Thing?
Calcium supplements are taken by millions of elderly people and post menopausal women to prevent bone loss, but studies show that they may double the risk of heart attacks. Once thought to be a helpful supplement, it is now
viewed as a culprit by many researchers, particularly in supplement form.
New studies claim that not all calcium is created equal. For instance, calcium found in milk, cheese, and greens is different from daily supplements one can buy over the counter.
Scientists believe that when taken in supplement form, the mineral floods the bloodstream, causing changes that may produce hard deposits on the walls of arteries...Read More