Supplements of calcium or non-dairy products fortified with the mineral may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, according to meta-analysis of prospective observational studies by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health.
Calcium intake and exercise combination is the key to optimal
increases in bone density for pre-adolescent children, finds a new
study that combines previous evidence suggesting the independent
benefits of calcium and physical activity...
Children should be strongly encouraged to regularly include
calcium-rich foods and drinks in their diets, report US
researchers, after a new study confirms the negative association
between the mineral and body fat.
Vitamin D rather than calcium intake is important in protecting
post-menopausal women from fractures associated with osteoporosis,
US researchers confirm in the February issue of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition.