Posted on: November 12, 2013 by Jeff Nicklas
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What calcium supplement do you recommend for use in conjunction with Vitamin D?
I see you’ve asked this question twice over the last several pages.
I’m not a doctor, just a relatively informed person. I get my calcium mostly from foods such as spinach, cheese, yogurt, etc.
This link show the top ten foods high in calcium:
If you find it necessary to take a supplement, take one that is easily assimilated in the body.
It is always preferable to meet your nutrient requirements through food and to supplement only when this is not possible. If you decide to supplement, I recommend companies like Biotech or Cost Co’s Kirkland brand because all batches are tested to ensure what is on the label is actually in the bottle. Two excellent resources for calcium info are:
I also am a “relatively informed” person and have always got my calcium from food sources. Now, however, I am on hormone therapy for prostate cancer. I normally take 5000 IU Vit D-3 daily but have been advised to supplement my calcium because of the possible side effects of the hormone therapy.
Thanks! I appreciate your responses.
Of course! Wishing you the very best in health with your regimen.
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