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Doctor insights on: Does Fish Contain Calcium

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Does fish contain calcium?

Does fish contain calcium?

A small amount: Most fish is not a good source of dietary calcium. A fresh filet of certain types of fish has a small amount of calcium. Other foods (milk and spinach, for example) provide significantly more calcium per serving. Some processed fish products - such as sardines or canned salmon - may have some fish bone in them, which contains calcium. ...Read more

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Does fish oil contain calcium?

Does fish oil contain calcium?

No: If you need a calcium supplement, you should take calcium carbonate or calcium citrate. Fish oil does not contain calcium. ...Read more

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What are the natural sources of obtaining calcium in large amounts, if one can't eat dairy and fish?

What are the natural sources of obtaining calcium in large amounts, if one can't eat dairy and fish?

Calcium: Dairy is a good source do calcium, and even if you can't drink milk, then you can try some yogurt. It is present in some vegetables, but you would need to eat lots. Better to take a calcium supplement that contains vitamin d to improve absorption. Take it three times a day with meals for best benefit. ...Read more

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Does fish oil have calcium?

Does fish oil have calcium?

Fish oil: Some fish oil has calcium added to it. Most fish oil is made from fish blubber which isn't high in calcium. ...Read more

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I take fish oil 3x a day after each meal (breakfast/lunch/dinner) but when should I take calcium supplements?

I take fish oil 3x a day after each meal (breakfast/lunch/dinner) but when should I take calcium supplements?

Anytime: To my knowledge there is no special time that is needed to take calcium supplements in the day. Suspect absorption is fairly consistent anytime during a 24 hour period. ...Read more

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I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

Supplements: If you are asking if flax seed, fish oil and calcium are going to help you lose weight....Sorry. You need to eat properly and exercise to lose weight, there's no supplement magic. ...Read more

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Which vitamin & calcium suppliments r good for thal major? & what's the best time to take any vitamin suppliments or fish oil capsules?

No endorsement: You are asking for answers that are not possible. First we do not endorse or promote any products. And, second, there is no right or wrong time to take supplements and vitamins. One should always follow the recommended instructions on the product you choose. ...Read more

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Can I take these vitamins together: fish oil and calcium/magnesium with vit d and prenatal vitamins?

Can I take these vitamins together: fish oil and calcium/magnesium with vit d and prenatal vitamins?

Some: The fish oil and prenatals are fine together. Ask your doctor how much calcium and vitamin d you need based on your diet. It may be worth getting a vitamin d level. If you need to take the additional calcium, it's probably best to take it apart from the prenatals, which also usually contain calcium. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to take C4 extreme with multivitamin, fish oil and calcium supplement?

C4: C4 is a supplement mixture with no data to support its use. Multivites, fish oil and calcium supplements have at least some reason to think they will be a positive action. I personally wouldn't recommend taking C4 but have no more data support not recommending it than there is to say it is beneficial. Eat a good diet and have a good exercise program, the supplements might or might not help. ...Read more

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I take calcium, magnesium, hair/nails/skin vitamin, iron, and fish oil vitamin. How am I supposed to feel and how to I know they are working?

I take calcium, magnesium, hair/nails/skin vitamin, iron, and fish oil vitamin. How am I supposed to feel and how to I know they are working?

Hard to know: If you have had a deficiency of one of these vitamins or minerals, your symptoms should gradually improve- hair/nails will take a while because of slow growth.
If taking for general health, it is certainly tricky to know because the goal is to not develop a condition. So, if you don't develop a condition, is it because the supplement helped or if you wouldn't have got it anyway. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm in my mid 30s and take vitamins such as calcium magnesium zinc and fish oil on a daily basis.  are there any potential risks?  is it safe?

I'm in my mid 30s and take vitamins such as calcium magnesium zinc and fish oil on a daily basis.  are there any potential risks?  is it safe?

Be careful with zinc: Zinc can be helpful in maintaining your healthy immune function, but too much zinc can actually decrease your immune function. Excess zinc can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can also interfere with the absorption of other essential minerals, particularly magnesium and copper. A copper deficiency can inhibit the transport of iron in the body and result in anemia. The upper limit is 40mg/d. ...Read more

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Does it make sense to use shell of chicken, duck, quail egg we eat for calcium supplement? What about fish bones? What kind has the least lead?

Does it make sense to use shell of chicken, duck, quail egg we eat for calcium supplement? What about fish bones? What kind has the least lead?

Perhaps but...: One can prepare eggshells in a way that can be used as a calcium supplement- see http://mamanatural. Com/how-to-make-eggshell-calcium/
however, the type of calcium in eggshells, calcium carbonate, is relatively poorly absorbed. Also, studies show taking calcium supplements doubles risk of heart attacks! See http://bit. Ly/1ifyjcy
however, balancing with magnesium ; vit k makes it safer. See comment:. ...Read more

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For pills that are taken with a meal (fish oil, calcium, vitamins), do they lose effectiveness if taken on an empty stomach?

For pills that are taken with a meal (fish oil, calcium, vitamins), do they lose effectiveness if taken on an empty stomach?

Yes: Some of the nutrients will need lipids and other constituents to help it absorb into our dody stream. Fish oil will be more easily absorbed if you were to have lipids with your meal. Calcium is more easily absorbed with vitamin c such as with orange juice, etc. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy for me to take these vitamins separately once per day; vitamin c, calcium, fish oil, coq10, and vitamin b?

Is it unhealthy for me to take these vitamins separately once per day; vitamin c, calcium, fish oil, coq10, and vitamin b?

Probably: More and more data suggests that most supplements are not so helpful especially if you eat a well balanced and plant based diet with a variety of vegetables and fruits. Calcium is trending more towards potentially dangerous in more recent studies. ...Read more

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I'm 23, would it be okay to take calcium, fish oil, multivitamin, and a baby aspirin daily for prevention and lower risks of any diseases?

I'm 23, would it be okay to take calcium, fish oil, multivitamin, and a baby aspirin daily for prevention and lower risks of any diseases?

No data: No data has shown any of those will change the incidence of developing any disease in your age group (or for decades to come). You simply add cost and complicate your life. If you want to stay healthy, stay normal weight or reduce if over, eat a balanced, nutritious diet, don't smoke, and get daily exercise. Maintain positive mental health & keep busy. Wear your seatbelt and don't own a gun. ...Read more

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I'm 10th week pregnant, my doctor prescribe me calcium, iron once/day & Omega3-plus (fish oil 1000mg & wheat germ oil 100mg) once/day. Is that safe?

I'm 10th week pregnant, my doctor prescribe me calcium, iron once/day & Omega3-plus (fish oil 1000mg & wheat germ oil 100mg) once/day. Is that safe?

Depends: Not everyone needs fish oil, and if taking fish oil, a quality supplement is important, as poor quality supplements may be contaminated by mercury and other toxins. If in doubt, take flax oil instead. Magnesium is also important, as well as iodine and methylfolate.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium. Html ...Read more

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Are there any interactions between nutritional supplements like a good multivitamin, fish oils, calcium/magnesium, or joint support like glucosamine?

Are there any interactions between nutritional supplements like a good multivitamin, fish oils, calcium/magnesium, or joint support like glucosamine?

Of course, complex &: Controls are internal but only partially understood. As Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, not invented by MDs, issues only partially understood. Thus people promote importance of simple external things they can sell, often without consideration of individual situation or any relevant double-blind, prospective placebo controlled clinical trial data. Why? Because trials are expensive & might backfire? ...Read more

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Is it ok to take multi-vitamin, b-complex, vitamin A, calcium, and fish oil together? Will it help to boost my immune system?

Is it ok to take multi-vitamin, b-complex, vitamin A, calcium, and fish oil together? Will it help to boost my immune system?

Some advice: If you take a multivitamin you do not have to take b complex or vitamin A. It's actually unhealthy to take too much vitamin A. Fish oil in proper doses is antiinflammatory and does affect blood lipids, but has not been shown to reduce heart attacks. None "boosts" the immune system. ...Read more

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Ginkgo biloba, calcium, magnesium, zinc, vitamin d3, biotin, folic acid, and fish oil, are these good to take?

Only...: If you are interested in giving your money away to the makers and sellers of these supplements. These products are usually worthless for anyone on most American diets. Save your money for a gym membership and routine exercise. ...Read more

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I take fish oil, vitamin c, vitamin d, calcium plus vitamin d, red yeast rice, multivitamin, which of this is the most effect?

I take fish oil, vitamin c, vitamin d, calcium plus vitamin d, red yeast rice, multivitamin, which of this is the most effect?

Ca and D: Why are you taking all that junk? What do you think it will do for you? How will you know if it's working? What deficiency are you treating or what disease are you trying to prevent? There's no scientific evidence that any of that will help you except for good calcium in your diet and about 2000 units of d a day. Don't get your medical info from tv, friends or the internet. ...Read more