Elevated calcium intakes double risk of heart disease death in women:BMJ study

Posted on February 22, 2013

A high intake of calcium from both foods and supplements is associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality and death from heart disease in women.
A BMJ (British Medical Journal) study argued that the indiscriminate use of calcium supplements ‘should be abandoned’ because the risks of heart attack outweigh any possible benefit from osteoporosis prevention.


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