What does the research show with regard to calcium supplementation?
Is it better for a person to get their calcium from the foods they eat, or from a calcium supplement (pill)?
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The two main forms of calcium in supplements are carbonate and citrate. Calcium carbonate is more commonly available and is both inexpensive and convenient. Both the carbonate and citrate forms are similarly well absorbed, but individuals with reduced levels of stomach acid can absorb calcium citrate more easily. Other calcium forms in supplements or fortified foods include gluconate, lactate, and phosphate. Calcium citrate malate is a well-absorbed form of ...
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Youth - Milk Consumption Decreases (11-12 years)
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"It is not surprising that milk consumption dramatically declines for youths at 11 and 12 years old. It is precisely at this age when youth start seeking less approval from parents and adults in their lives and begin to seek acceptance by peers."View Full Posting Details