The Surprising Benefits of Calcium

Ott, Christopher
January 2002
Natural Health;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p52
Discusses five important but little-known ways that getting more calcium can improve your health. Role of calcium in maintaining lower body weight; Protective benefits for the heart; Role in regulating premenstrual mood; Protection afforded against colon cancer; Importance of calcium for tooth health. INSETS: Which Foods Provide the Most Calcium?;How Much Calcium Do I Need?;Which Calcium Supplement Should I Take?;Can Calcium Increase a Man's Risk of Prostate Cancer?


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