Dr. Andrea Singer presented at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) in Boston, MA, on October 16, 2016. She shared the research and joint position statement from the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the American Society of Preventative Cardiology (ASPC) on lack of evidence linking calcium intake and cardiovascular disease. Attached is her presentation. This presentation cannot be copied or used without written permission from NOF.
1. Relate the importance of calcium intake for optimal bone health and physiologic functioning.
2. Summarize the effect of calcium supplementation on cardiovascular events.
3. List the proper safe dosage and indications for calcium supplementation.
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