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Calcium intake

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Recently completed NIH-supported study comparing the benefits of calcium from either supplements or diet finds that both sources lowered blood pressure levels, David McCarron, MD, Oregon Health Services, reported at a July 15 hearing before the House Agriculture/nutrition subcommittee. However, McCarron noted that individuals who received calcium in their diets "corrected not only a deficit in their calcium intake, but also levels in their potassium and magnesium intake." Patients also did not experience weight gain or increased blood lipid levels despite doubling their consumption of dairy products, McCarron said. The study is expected to be published in a fall issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, he reported
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