Top
20
Doctor insights on: Food With No Calcium

Share
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,561 doctors shared insights

Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


2

2
What are foods with vitamin C but no citric acid?

What are foods with vitamin C but no citric acid?

Colored veggies!: Bell peppers; berries; greens; potato skins. Many! ...Read more

3

3
Calcium intake from food is generally good (i.E. 3 cups of milk or yogurt). Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) for indigestion. What's the effect of excess calcium on fetus?

Calcium intake from food is generally good (i.E.  3 cups of milk or yogurt). Took 2 Tums (calcium carbonate) for indigestion. What's the effect of excess calcium on fetus?

Not a problem: Your body regulates the calcium level in your blood by absorbing or not absorbing what it needs, and by other mechanisms. It's far tougher than scare-monger internet sites would leave you to think. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Best wishes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Is there a way to supplement choline or lecithin without upset stomach? I've tried soy and egg yolk lecithin capsules with nausea and diarrhea.

Is there a way to supplement choline or lecithin without upset stomach? I've tried soy and egg yolk lecithin capsules with nausea and diarrhea.

Try granules instead: Lecithin granules can be sprinkled on eggs, yogurt, cottage cheese, salads, etc. They have a pleasant nutty taste. Start with small amounts and increase gradually as your digestion gets used to it. Eggs, dairy products, and meat are good natural sources of lecithin; you may not need any supplements unless you are on a vegan diet. ...Read more

6

6
Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Foods: Phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans. Eating spinach and milk together reduces calcium absorption. Foods high in phytic acid include whole-grain products and wheat bran, beans, seeds, nuts, and soy isolates. ...Read more

9

9
Problem, as well as having to watch the salt intake_and apparently acid food. Would any type of fish be okay?

Problem, as well as having to watch the salt intake_and apparently acid food. Would any type of fish be okay?

Fish is healthy: Fish is healthy - how it is packaged and presented matters. Fish in cans likely has salt. Fish in tins like sardines has salt. Fresh fish won't have salt and is not acidic. Frozen fish likewise is safe for you. Avoid fried fish. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Are there any alternative food sources of vitamin d if one can't take dairy and much fish or regular sunshine ?

Are there any alternative food sources of vitamin d if one can't take dairy and much fish or regular sunshine ?

Vit D sources: Some natural food sources of Vitamin D include: Parsley Nettle Alfalfa Blue-Green Algae Chlorella Horsetail Eggs Fortified soy products Mushrooms Oysters Caviar! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Low calcium taking calcium tablets with vitamin d . Have diahorea most of the time with very bad smell .

Low calcium taking calcium tablets with vitamin d . Have diahorea most of the time with very bad smell .

Rule out...: Please forgive me for keeping this simple. You have malabsorption until proven otherwise, and i would not be at all surprised if you have celiac disease / gluten enteropathy. Physicians tend not to pick this up. ...Read more

12

12
Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Is soy milk good for people with gastritis or gastric acid?

Maybe: No more effective than any other food that will neutralize the acid in your stomach (for a few hours). ...Read more

14

14
Aside from drinking milk and takin calcium supplements, what other foods are rich in calcium?

Aside from drinking milk and takin calcium supplements, what other foods are rich in calcium?

MANY: Of course any dairy product will contain the most calcium. Other choices are both fortified orange juice and rice. Sardines, beans, soybeans, collard greens, figs and tofu to name a few. ...Read more

15

15
Is it okay to swallow calcium supplements with orange juice or does the Orange juice make the calcium less absorbable. ?

Is it okay to swallow calcium supplements with orange juice or does the Orange juice make the calcium less absorbable.
?

OK: Orange juice doesn't reduce absorption of calcium supplements and improves absorption of calcium carbonate. It is also important to have adequate Vit D; most adults need at least 5000 iu/day in fall and winter. See http://www.webmd.com/osteoporosis/calcium-supplements-tips But best to get calcium from diet; please also see https://chriskresser.com/calcium-supplements-why-you-should-think-twice/ ...Read more

16

16
Pregnant with food aversions such as meats, cheese, eggs, and pasta sauces. What are some meals I can make with out that.

Pregnant with food aversions such as meats, cheese, eggs, and pasta sauces. What are some meals I can make with out that.

Meals: Non cheese dairy, friuts and veggies, grains that are healthy and also a good source of protein will work. Some fish (look online for low mercury fish). You can certainly do a whey protein shake or carnation instant breakfast in the morning. Soy based items like tofu based products, yogurt (greek for protein) also will work. You can also still have pasta with maybe pesto or a light butter. ...Read more

17

17
Is there any food to help break calcium oxalate dihydrate kidney stones?

2.5 litres of fluids: Most important is to drink 2.5 litres of fluids daily, avoid high doses of vitc, restrict foods containig oxalate, increses calcium and less than 2 grms of sodium daily and in case of recurrent stones restrict amount of proteins. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
19

19
If my kidney stones are made of calcium phosphate & calcium oxalate, what foods should I avoid?

If my kidney stones are made of calcium phosphate & calcium oxalate, what foods should I avoid?

Stones: You should avoid oxalate rich foods such as spinach, black tea, nuts, etc, you can find list online, however more importantly you should increase your intake of citrate rich foods (lemonade). However more importantly you should increase your water intake to at least 2 l a day, also this might sound contra intuitive but you should increase your dietary calcium intake (milk and milk pyoducts). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Is eating salmon or any kind of sea food bad for hyperthyroidism ?

No: While most seafood does contain iodide which the body used to produce thyroid hormone there is not enough of it to alter the activity of your thyroid. One exception may be seaweed which is very high in iodide. ...Read more