Tag: Calcium supplements

The Calcium Supplements May Contribute To Risks of Heart Attacks

The Calcium Supplements May Contribute To Risks of Heart Attacks
The calcium supplements are no doubt one of the most healthful ingredients for the perfect bones and teeth.

calcium-supplementsA recent study has shown many surprising results and according to that the calcium supplement was linked to a higher risk of heart attack and other cardio vascular events.

In this research the international team of researchers reviewed the data from several trials and the report was published in the online journal of BMJ on 29th July. The research was lead by Dr Ian Reid, a professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, and colleagues from the University of Aberdeen in the UK and Dartmouth Medical School in the US.

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Calcium may Decrease Cancer Risk in Elderly

A huge research on the older men and women supports the evidence that calcium rich diets may keep away some cancers. The study is less precise than those had been done in the past. Because of its large number of subjects, it presents strong verification of the concept that to some extent calcium keeps the cells away from becoming cancerous.

This study also strengthens the previous idea of advantages of calcium received from food are a lot more than which is taken in the form of calcium tablets. Calcium supplements only help to protect againstcolon cancer in men while in women it reduces the risk of liver cancer.

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