Studies Suggest Calcium May Not Strengthen Bones

2020-07-20T17:18:26+00:00October 12th, 2017|

Older adults are currently advised to consume a total of 1000-1200 mg of calcium per day to prevent osteoporosis and bone fractures, but this recommendation has recently come under scrutiny. Two comprehensive reviews of the literature, published in the online version of the British Medical Journal, suggest that neither dietary calcium nor supplemental calcium [...]