calcium

Calcium-An Essential Mineral

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body. It is essential for the development and maintenance of strong bones and teeth. It makes up nearly 2% of total body weight. More than 99% of the calcium in your body is found in your bones. Many enzymes depend on calcium in order to work […]

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Vitamin D…Can it Speed Your Recovery Following Surgery???

A successful and speedy recovery is something we all hope to have after a serious surgery. Researchers have recently discovered low levels of vitamin D in a group of patients undergoing spinal surgery, which may delay their recovery. Vitamin D helps calcium absorption and is needed for bone growth. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to¬†osteomalacia, […]

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