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Will I grow taller if I take calcium and vitamin d supplements everyday?

No. Taking calcium and vit.D will make your bones stronger but height is a genetic trait. Read more...
Not at all. Growing taller requires open growth centers in your bones. The hormones that sustain growth, increase in puberty for a final push, but also signal the growth centers to close. This occurs from 16-20 in most males and 15-17 in most females. Once the growth centers close, no supplement. special diet, exercise or anything else will increase your height. At a listed age of 38, you are finished growing. Read more...

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

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

What are the benefits of calcium and vitamin d supplements?

LOTS. Vit d helps enhance calcium absorption and both are needed for many biochemical reactions in the body including bone strength/health and heart function. Vit d has been found to prevent 16 forms of cancer, helps the immune system, prevents the flu, helps with heart health and gut health. Read more...