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According to the Institute of Medicine nearly 70% of older American women are taking calcium supple- ments hoping to cut their risk of osteoporotic fractures. Most data suggests taking calcium supplements reduce the risk of fractures only slightly. The safety of calcium supplements for women has been largely taken...
 
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Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B- vitamins might reduce...
 

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Calcium supplements have is modest at best.1 The safety of long been advocated as a way to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Millions of American women and many men have been taking calcium supple- ments for many years hopeful that they will cut their risk of osteoporotic fractures. While the bulk of the data suggests calcium supplements ... Calcium Supplements Not What You Think
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If we had to sum up 2005 in one short sentence, it would be to say short cuts are out and a low-fat, high-fiber diet is in. 2005 saw the Atkin’s diet fall out of popularity, along with studies that show supplements do not offer real benefits. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were introduced ... 2005 Nutrition in Review