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Calcium and bones
Alternative namesBone strength and calcium
Can calcium intake help keep your bones strong?
Yes. There is strong evidence that calcium helps build dense bones and prevents osteoporosis . Skim milk and yogurt are good sources of daily calcium. See calcium in diet .
Update Date: 12/4/2003Jacqueline A. Hart, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston, Ma, and Senior Medical Editor, A.D.A.M., Inc.
Last updated: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:20:03 GMT