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Calcium and Your Colon: How Calcium Just Might Save Your Life

By Emily Carver, Recent ASU Nutrition Student When thinking about calcium, the first thought that generally comes to mind is milk and bones. Growing up, we’re told calcium has a great and positive impact on our bones, and this is … Continue reading

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The Calcium Effect

By Jacob Gerdes, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student   We have been told from a young age about the importance of calcium in our diets. And now, many pass that same knowledge from their parents to their own … Continue reading

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What are We Missing?

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Communication Student The average American diet is deficient in lots of vitamins and minerals, even though it’s dense in calories. Over 40% of adults aren’t getting enough of calcium, magnesium, vitamin A, D, E, … Continue reading

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Yes, I Eat My Calcium

By Angela C Torrence, RDH, ASU Nutrition Student In more recent years, calcium has come up in the media as a mineral lacking in the Standard American Diet. With this emphasis placed on the necessity of calcium, I’ve noticed a … Continue reading

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