A published in Heart Journal has found that the benefits of dietary calcium might not offer any significant cardiovascular benefits, and cautioned against calcium supplementation because they “might raise” myocardial infarction risk.
You read this thinking exactly what I did. Is there something about the calcium supplementation that my grandmother, sister or wife takes or somebody else I know that might be causing adverse health risks?
Call me a sensationalist but I’ve seen this so many times before. You start taking some supplement, the health claims are there. Research shows positive results and then BOOM! Like a timely filed but incorrect tax return, you get slapped with a big jolt to your reality.
Imagine the headline on February 15, 2012 reads:
Your Calcium is Killing You!