The sixth taste? Calcium

Calcium is something of a double-edged sword. Too much of the essential element is as dangerous as too little, either case adversely affecting health in animals from humans to mice to fruit flies. Sensing calcium Read More

How Much Calcium Should Women Take?

A new clinical guide summarizes the evidence regarding the effects of calcium in reducing the risk of osteoporosis after the menopause. Bone health is especially important for the elderly. Osteoporosis is common and affects 1 Read More

Natural Calcium Gummies for kids

Designed for kids, Coral LLC’s Natural Calcium Gummies (pictured right) offer 300 mg of bioavailable calcium derived from EcoSafe, above-sea coral (40 percent of recommended daily value) and 500 IU of Vitamin D3 (125 percent Read More

Do You Need a Mineral Boost?

These people do. See if you need help, too. It never fails. I pour myself something to drink and suddenly one of my children is “dying of thirst” and needs to take a swig. It’s Read More

Calcium Overdose

By Robert Thompson, MD   Many of us have been led to believe a piece of conventional “wisdom” that is taking a significant toll on our health—especially on women and children. The conventional wisdom, more Read More