Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Explore Homely Creativity, Mike Julie and more!

Regular intake of more than 450 milligrams of calcium from nondairy foods lowered the odds of developing kidney stones by 50% compared with eating 250 milligrams of calcium from nondairy sources, U.S. researchers found. They looked at the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and the Nurses' Health Studies, and noted that those who consumed the most calcium had a 77% reduced kidney stone risk compared with those who had the least intake. The findings appear in the Journal of Urology.