Surprising Calcium Study - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Surprising Calcium Study

The big headline today that is making millions of women angry is that a calcium supplement every day may not make much difference in protecting bones from becoming brittle as we age.

"It really shows that calcium and vitamin D do have an effect on bone but they are not huge," said Thomas Price, MD, of Duke University.

That' the bad news, but what you need to read is the editorial that follows the report in the New England Journal of Medicine which explains this study helps send an important message...that one strategy alone, like taking a calcium pill every day, is not enough to prevent osteoporosis for everyone. Exercise and a diet make it a better prevention package.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.