Elson Talks Calcium Intake with Healthy Woman from Bottom Line

Elson was recently interviewed by Healthy Woman for Bottom Line in their article “Stop Flushing Your Calcium Down the Drain” on things to avoid so that the calcium one does consume isn’t wasted.

Here’s an excerpt:

Caffeine. Do you often have calcium-rich yogurt for breakfast or take your calcium pill with your morning meal—then wash it down with a big mug of coffee or tea? Caffeine from any source works against strong bones by interfering with calcium absorption and causing more of the mineral to be lost through the urine. Better: Have your morning yogurt with a glass of orange juice instead, since its vitamin C and magnesium improve calcium absorption…or take your supplement in the afternoon or evening, after you’ve finished drinking coffee for the day.

You can read the full article here!