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

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating details ·  15 Ratings  ·  5 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, 164 pages
Published July 8th 2008 by Intruth Press (first published June 19th 2008)
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Steve
Sep 21, 2009 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: No
Shelves: nutrition
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
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Joe
Mar 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
One of the few books to present a new slant on things. If he backed himself up I would give it five stars.
Merry
Jun 29, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  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
Guillaume Belanger
Aug 12, 2015 rated it liked it
Dr. Thompson is a obstetrician and gynecologist working in Alaska. The main points from this book are as follows: Bones are not made of calcium, they are made of minerals. Calcium is used to harden cement. Excessive consumption of calcium over time leads to the stiffening and then hardening of all of our tissues. The body is 70% water and 30% minerals. Therefore, food must provide us with the most amount of minerals as possible. Unrefined sea and rock salt contain the 89 minerals needed by the b ...more
Lezlie Lockett
Mar 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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