Calcium

PERQUE K2D3
By Russell M. Jaffe, MD, PhD
September 04, 2019

While genetic factors play an important role in determining bone mass as people age, individual choices can either promote or impede bone health. Controllable factors such as diet and nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle habits like smoking and alcohol consumption are responsible for 10 to 50 percent of bone mass and structure. Supplementation with the ideal combination of critical nutrients can support bone health. PERQUE K2/D3 Plus Guard is a novel formulation of vitamins D3 and K2 with 2-Beta...

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Pulse Monitor
By Tori Hudson, ND
June 20, 2017

Over the past six years, there have been published trials raising concerns regarding calcium supplementation and excess risk for myocardial infarction and stroke. While the findings have not been consistent, a recent updated systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of calcium intake from diet and supplements, either alone or with vitamin D, on the risk for cardiovascular disease in generally healthy adults, provides some clarification.1

The researchers analyzed four randomized trials and 27 observational studies. Calcium supplementation ranged from 400 mg/day to...

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