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what type of calcium is in milk

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Vit D,A,K,magensium: Milk is overrated as a calcium source-green vegies are the best source (what do the cows eat?).More important than calcium is vit d- everyone needs 5- ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
None: All milk contains calcium.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Non-dairy sources...: Many good non-dairy sources: sesame seeds-tofu-almonds-flax seeds-greens-brocholli-brazil nuts- in deswcending order. You should easily acquire the m ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Yes: The ph of a glass of cow milk ranges from 6.4 to 6.8. Milk is slightly acidic. Each cup of milk has about 305 mgs. Of calcium or 30% of the recommende ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Saturated fat: Coconut fat is saturated, as it is solid at room temperature. Being a vegetable source, it does not have cholesterol, but intake of saturated fats ca ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes: Generally the body handles plant protein as well or better than dairy or meat protein. Allergy to soy protein would be an exception.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Many: None related to the mom. Have your doctor repeat the lab first, and if persistent have him/her check the most likely of the over 40 causes of persiste ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
24 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Vit k is a fat soluble vitamin found in higher concentrations in colostrum, first milk letdown, i'm the first few days of lactation. After that, conte ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends on you: Many people are sensitive or even allergic to milk. Lactose, the milk sugar can cause gas, bloating and/or diarrhea. Some can get severe constipation ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
None : Eat enough calcium-rich natural foods. Dairy products and calcium-fortified foods are the best sources of calcium. In many countries, fruit juices, c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
SPERM: Fructose, semen and many other substances formed in the prostate for reproduction. Proteins yes, vitamins not likely.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience in Phlebology
Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Hypercalcemia is found in many different conditions. The five major categories are: hyperparathyroidism; hypervitaminosis d; familial hypocalciuric h ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Unreliable: Aluminum is stored mostly in bone, and doesn't circulate much in blood; aluminum levels are notoriously unreliable. If your doctor has a concern for ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : Cortisol is produced in the adrenal cortex. It is known as the stress hormone. Higher levels in the morning with tapering off during the day. It lower ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: Assuming we are talking about the same kind of 'nuts' and understanding that there is likely some lack of consensus, almonds, walnuts, pistacchios, ha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience in Family Medicine
Egg Whites: Are the "gold standard" that proteins are measured against. Low cal and high protein!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Unanswerable: Unfortunately there is no such list of which nuts are more or less healthy than other nuts. The only comment medically is that some nuts have more fat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Leafy vegetables: Kale provides the most vitamin k with 882μg (1103% dv) per 100g serving, or 547μg (684% dv) per cup chopped. It is followed by dandelion greens (535% ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Mostly bad: Dietary intake of cholesterol is only part of the problem with milk intake. Milk contains saturated fats (butter) that have unfavorable effect on chol ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Fish liver oils-cod liver oil cat fish, salmon, mackerel, sardines, eel, eggs, beef liver, mushroom etc.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Foods high is sugar: The poorer controlled one's diabetes is the greater risk to the person's kidneys, heart, and nervous systems. Foodstuffs high in sugar content are th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Calories in food: The can's label should be able to tell you that. Without seeing the vegetable or the product you mention we cannot give you a direct answer.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurdeep Sareen
Specializes in Pharmacology
1000mg mainly diet: For your age (assuming this is for you) the NIH recommends that you should take 1000mg of calcium. But, most women in the US obtain enough calcium fro ... Read More

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