calcium

Sorry, but drinking tequila probably won’t help your bones, after all

At Spectator Health we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but tequila probably isn’t good for your bones,…

You might be better off eating more cheese than taking calcium supplements

Taking calcium supplements could raise the risk of heart damage, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University. The research,…

Calcium supplements and dementia: we need to wait for better evidence

Calcium supplements may raise the risk of dementia among women who have had a stroke, a new study has suggested.…

Why healthy people shouldn’t be taking vitamin D pills

Should we all be popping a pill to stave off vitamin D deficiency? That appeared to be the message last…

15 Aug 2016

Multivitamins for healthy pregnant women are a waste of time. Doctors should say so

In my daily practice, I get frequent questions from pregnant women regarding what constitutes optimal nutrition, as rare is the…

2 Aug 2016

The secret to healthy bones? It’s not just about drinking milk

Our nutritional needs for bone health change as we age, according to a study published in the journal Osteoporosis International.…