A 46-year-old member asked:
i'm a woman and i want to start to drink at least a cup of milk a day. how long will it take for the milk to start strengthening my bones?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
Ca: milk has some calcium but not a good way to get calcium
2629 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Depends, but notice: The general wisdom is that calcium rich diet protects from osteoporosis in your age group. Calcium rich diet may also increase risk for coronary disease especially if calcium supplements are added. The effect and rapidity of action of calcium on bone cannot be estimated. Exercise, 10 min daily bike etc, has great effects on bones.If you have no osteoporosis, your best bet is exercise prevention.
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Last updated Sep 22, 2017
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