Posts Tagged ‘calcium’

Calcium Rich Foods An Absolute Must Have In Seniors Daily Diets

Calcium is a key mineral in maintaining our daily health and therefore a must have in our daily diet. This goes double for senior citizens, who are most vulnerable to a calcium deficiency.       Calcium: Why Seniors Must Have It This mineral is important for maintaining bone health, but calcium levels decline in…

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Chia Seeds: What They Are, What They Do, Should You Eat Them?

Chia seeds have exploded in popularity in recent years. Food companies are adding the seeds to cereals, breads, drinks, puddings, bars and many other foods you throw into your shopping cart. Even smoothies are getting chia seeds added to them. Let’s examine the health benefits of this seed and whether you should add them to…

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Seniors Taking Calcium, Vitamin D Capsules Wasting Money, Says Chinese Doctor

Seniors are wasting their time and money taking calcium and vitamin Dsupplements to ward off the brittle bones of old age, says a Chinese doctor. Dr. Jia-Guo Zhao, an orthopedic surgeon with Tianjin Hospital in China, says there is no evidence these supplements protect against hip fractures in the elderly. For their analysis, Zhao and his colleagues combed through medical…

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