Calcium supplements cause an increased risk of heart disease with fatal outcome

Men taking various nutritional supplements containing calcium, expose themselves to high risk they have cardiovascular disease, which can lead to death.

This conclusion reached by scientists from the cancer Institute in Maryland. They conducted a survey among 388229 people aged 50 to 71 years. The questionnaires contained questions about nutrition and supplements. It turned out that calcium supplements were taken 70 percent women and 51 percent men.

It was later revealed that 3874 women and 7904 is logged men died from various diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

Researchers have linked a high percentage of mortality among men with use of these supplements containing calcium. According to them, those men who took extra 1000 milligrams of calcium in a similar way, increased the risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 20 percent. The death of women was not associated with intake of calcium.

Doctors recommend be treated with the utmost care to tablets with calcium. They reminded alternative method of reception of calcium needed by the body. According to them the adequate amount of calcium found in natural foods like green leafy vegetables, beans and dairy products with low fat content.

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