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Should i be taking calcium and vitamin d supplements if can't drink milk anymore?

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Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Yes

That will help you to keep your bones adequately maintained to prevent osteoporosis.
Any other additional calcium foods such as cheeses, yogurt will be helpful as well.

In brief: Yes

That will help you to keep your bones adequately maintained to prevent osteoporosis.
Any other additional calcium foods such as cheeses, yogurt will be helpful as well.
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Magnesium

Calcium is important but overrated.
Do not supplement more than 500 mg a day. It is just as important to take magnesium and other bone building trace elements such as strontium, boron, etc. Everyone living in the northern parts of usa should take extra d3. Milk that is homogenized and non-organic is not good for you anyway. You get more calcium from a cup of broccoli than a cup of milk.

In brief: Magnesium

Calcium is important but overrated.
Do not supplement more than 500 mg a day. It is just as important to take magnesium and other bone building trace elements such as strontium, boron, etc. Everyone living in the northern parts of usa should take extra d3. Milk that is homogenized and non-organic is not good for you anyway. You get more calcium from a cup of broccoli than a cup of milk.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Dr. Su Fairchild
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