Dr Oz: Updated Calcium Supplement Recommendation
Dr. Oz has breaking news to share about Calcium, how much you really need to take and why taking too much can actually cause more harm than good. Dr. Oz says there is brand new information about calcium and since he often recommends it on his show, he feels you need to know this important news.
Daily Calcium Recommendation – 1,200 MG
Dr. Oz says while many women are getting the right amount of calcium, or not enough, others are actually getting too much and that can pose a health risk.
Dr Oz: Best Food Sources of Calcium
Dr. Oz shared some foods that are great sources of calcium.
- Plain yogurt
- Whole grain bread
- Orange Juice
While these are good choices for calcium, Dr. Oz says if you are also taking a supplement you might be getting too much every day, which can be a bad thing.
Dr Oz: Does Too Much Calcium Cause Kidney Stones?
Dr. Oz says if you take in too much calcium it can lead to health problems, including kidney stones. He does not want to frighten anyone because taken in the right dose is very good for you, but he is changing his personal recommendation.
- Stop taking Calcium Supplements
- Get your 1,200 MG of Calcium from the food you eat.
- Take 1,000 IUs of Vitamin D per day
Are you shocked to hear Dr. Oz’s recommendation to stop taking a calcium supplement? Do you think you get enough in your diet?
Dr Oz: Calcium-Rich Meal Plan
Here is a meal plan to help you get all the calcium you need on a daily basis!
Breakfast – Scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese.
Lunch – Spinach and Shitake mushrooms
Dinner – Kale and Salmon
Add these foods to your shopping list and ditch your calcium supplement for good!