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Calcium from dairy

Calcium from dairy important for strong bones

Eating foods fortified with calcium, or taking calcium supplements may not be as good as dairy intake say Purdue researchers. The team of scientists studied differences in bone health, comparing those rats a nutritious diet supplemented with calcium carbonate with rats given dairy products that contain calcium.

The results showed that dairy intake is best for maintaining bone health. Longer, stronger bones were found among the rats given dairy.

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