CORELATION OF VITAMIN D AND CALCIUM INTAKE – (12-19-05)By
Relationship Between Serum Parathyroid Hormone Levels, Vitamin D Sufficiency, and Calcium Intake
We’ve really done a great job convincing the American public that osteoporosis is all about calcium and making sure you get your 3-a-day of dairy. Unfortunately, this has led to much misunderstanding about bone health. Osteoporosis is a disease of lifestyle, NOT a disease of not getting enough cow’s milk. A lifetime of more acidic foods and higher levels of inflammation are the major players in bone health. And don’t forget to get enough of that dreaded, dangerous sunlight.
This study found that, at adequate levels of Vit D in the bloodstream, the is no need for more than 800 mg per day of calcium. However, up to 75% of the population is believed to be deficient in Vit D…
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information