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The Calcium Lie: What Your Doctor Doesn't Know Could Kill You

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
If you believe that bones are made of calcium, you have subscribed to The Calcium Lie. You're not alone. Most consumers and, surprisingly, most doctors, believe that bones are made of calcium. Yet any basic biochemistry textbook will tell you the truth: Bones are made of at least a dozen minerals and we need all of them in perfect proportions in order to have healthy bones...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 2nd 2008 by InTruth Press (first published June 19th 2008)
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Oct 11, 2009 Steve rated it 1 of 5 stars
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I like to read about nutrition. I have been interested in the results of studies being published in the news about there being no relationship between increased calcium intake and the prevention of osteoporosis. I was looking forward to reading this book to fill in some of the details. I was disappointed.

The forward for this book was written by the CEO of Trace Elements Inc, a company that manufactures costly mineral supplements and costly mineral deficiency tests. The book "The Calcium Lie" is...more
One of the few books to present a new slant on things. If he backed himself up I would give it five stars.
Jul 04, 2009 Merry rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone interested in their health
Recommended to Merry by: myself-internet research
Shelves: health
If all the facts are true in this book, I give it 4 stars. Of course I don't think this book will interest anyone, except all of us who are told by doctors to take calcium supplements to strengthen our bones. Unfortunately, if all the facts are true in this book, that would be a mistake. The bone is made up of calcium and several other minerals, just taking calcium does not make bones strong. Too much calcium can lead to serious health problems. This book is based on the basic biochemistry that...more
Lezlie Lockett
Finally the truth!

I really enjoyed reading this very informative book. This is a must read for anyone who desires the truth about their health and the future health of their children. Very easy to read and understand. Thank you Dr. Thompson for writing this book!
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