It's a given that calcium and vitamin D are important for strong bones. But what are the other benefits? Dr. Andrew Weil shares the health impact of calcium and vitamin D, the recommended doses and what can be sourced from food, sunlight and how to augment with vitamins and supplements.
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Newsy (Nov. 13, 2014) A comparative study by Wageningen University in the Netherlands found vitamin B12 and folic acid do not offer any significant benefits for memory.
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June 18, 2014 Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some of them, shows a new study. The good news in ... read more
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Mar. 5, 2014 Calcium and vitamin D supplements after menopause can improve women's cholesterol profiles. And much of that effect is tied to raising vitamin D levels, finds a new study. Whether calcium or ... read more