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Example sentences containing 'calcium'

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Like most vitamins and minerals calcium needs to be combined with other nutrients to be effective. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)This could outweigh any benefits on bone from calcium supplements. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Present in all natural food especially those rich in calcium and protein. Mayes, Adrienne The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)If calcium supplements are taken then they must contain magnesium for best absorption. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Anyone can easily find the correct answer by taking a calcium supplement for a few weeks themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had previously been told that cheese was a suitable source of protein and calcium for vegetarians. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Other additives bind to nutrients such as iron and calcium so our bodies are unable to use them. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)To reduce cramps, she should choose foods rich in calcium and magnesium. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Always take calcium and magnesium together as they enhance each other's absorption into the body. Vera Peiffer POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)There are some vitamins and minerals, but no iron and little calcium. The Sun (2014)The grain contains calcium, iron and protein. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It gives us calcium and magnesium for strong bones and skimmed milk has just 187 calories per pint. The Sun (2010)MOST of us know that calcium is essential for building strong bones and healthy teeth. The Sun (2011)I love carrots and also have a calcium supplement to keep my bones in good shape. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Drinking milk is also a good idea because it is rich in calcium and magnesium, which help muscles to relax. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lack of vitamin D and calcium follows its poor absorption from the diet through an inflamed intestine. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We're lured by promises of calcium, vitamins and antioxidants. The Sun (2008)Its Swiss makers say glucose, calcium and vitamins are the antidote to a heavy night out. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'calcium'

British English: calcium /ˈkælsɪəm/ NOUN
Calcium is a soft white element found in bones and teeth, and also in limestone, chalk, and marble.
  • American English: calcium
  • Arabic: كَالْسِيُوم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cálcio
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: kalcij
  • Czech: vápník
  • Danish: calcium
  • Dutch: calcium
  • European Spanish: calcio
  • Finnish: kalsium
  • French: calcium
  • German: Kalzium
  • Greek: ασβέστιο
  • Italian: calcio
  • Japanese: カルシウム
  • Korean: 칼슘
  • Norwegian: kalsium
  • Polish: wapń
  • European Portuguese: cálcio
  • Romanian: calciu
  • Russian: кальций
  • Spanish: calcio
  • Swedish: kalcium
  • Thai: แคลเซียม
  • Turkish: kalsiyum
  • Ukrainian: кальцій
  • Vietnamese: canxi


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