A 39-year-old member asked:
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Does calcium lactate have a different effect on bone strengthening than calcium carbonate?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: Calcium lactate has less available calcium in it than does calcium carbonate.
Answered on Jan 9, 2019

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