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What Is The Best Milk Option For You?

When shopping for milk we used to have a few simple choices: whole, 2%, or skim, but now there are more options than ever in the dairy aisle like soy, almond, coconut, and rice.

08/14/2012

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Calcium, Vitamin D: Are You Getting Enough?

Most Americans are getting sufficient amounts of calcium and vitamin D to promote bone health without needing to take supplements, according to a recent report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the arm of the National Academy of Sciences charged with advising the nation on health matters.

CBS Boston–03/14/2011

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Taking Calcium: What’s A Woman To Do?

You may want to think twice before reaching for those calcium tablets. In 2010, researchers threw women of a certain age into a tizzy with research showing that calcium supplements may hurt the heart while helping bones.

CBS Boston–01/28/2011

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Report: Don’t Go Overboard With Vitamin D

Long-awaited new dietary guidelines say there’s no proof that megadoses of Vitamin D prevent cancer or other ailments.

11/30/2010

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Medical Minute

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about calcium supplements.

09/09/2010

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