Harvard Women's Health Watch

New studies suggest a calcium-rich diet is safe for the heart

Research we’re watching For the past few years, research has yielded several conflicting studies on the effect of calcium intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Some studies have linked high calcium intake with increased calcium deposits in the arteries, while others have found no such effect. Recently, researchers from Tufts University and the RAND Corporation reviewed the results of four clinical trials and 27 observational studies and concluded that, over all, calcium…

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In