Should I Be Taking a Calcium Supplement?

August 19, 2014 3:25 PM

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Should I Be Taking a Calcium Supplement?

It's human nature to find an easy way out of any situation, even when it comes to nutrition. Therefore, it's no wonder that more and more people turn to supplements in the form of pills, powders and tinctures rather than eat whole food to obtain necessary nutrients. It's not unusual to hear a busy businessman say, "I take a handful of pills with a super-food smoothie at breakfast and then eat whatever I want for the rest of the day."

Is this a good idea? Absolutely not! Your body needs a delicate balance of macronutrients -- protein, carbohydrates and fat -- and micronutrients -- vitamins, minerals and trace minerals -- plus antioxidants and phytochemicals that occur naturally in a well-balanced diet of wholesome foods and are n...

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