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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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.