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  • If calcium is soluble, it dissolves easily in water or stomach acid. (In fact, it is not uncommon for calcium supplements to be close to 100 percent soluble.) Calcium dissolves…

  • Sodium and Bone Health

    Sodium regulates the total amount of fluid in the body and plays a major role in cellular function in the nervous system and muscles. The movement of sodium, inside and…

  • I had the amazing opportunity this past weekend to be part of American Bone Health’s information table at a Science Fair held at NASA Ames Space Center in Mountain View,…

  • How Do Phytates Impact Calcium Absorption?

    Recently, in one of my nutritional science courses, we touched on the subject of antinutrients. An antinutrient is a natural or synthetic compound that interferes with the absorption of a…

  • I have heard a lot of talk recently about the effect of caffeine on calcium absorption. Some argue that caffeine reduces calcium absorption, so any milk that is in a…