Ep. 47 | Ask the Dietitian: Do You Need Calcium Supplements on a Plant-Based Diet?

podcast episodes Apr 30, 2024
calcium, supplements

Worried about getting weak bones and more fractures if you eat plant-based? After all, dairy products have long been promoted to be a good source of calcium. So, if you remove animal-based foods from your diet, that would mean taking away dairy products like cow’s milk, cheeses, and yogurts too. Where will you then get calcium on a plant-based diet, or would you need to rely on supplements?

If you want to find out, tune in.  In this ‘Ask the Dietitian’ episode, we’ll look at the risks associated with taking calcium supplements, and whether calcium supplements are really needed if you eat plant-based for the long-term. Ready to dive into this topic with me? Let’s go!

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Episode Highlights & Key Timestamps:

  • [1:48] Feeling overwhelmed nutrition-wise? How the PPLT Course can help
  • [3:44] The dairy and calcium misconception
  • [6:04] Are calcium supplements safe and effective?
  • [7:32] How much calcium do we need daily?
  • [8:41] Can you get enough calcium from foods…without dairy?
  • [9:52] Other factors that can impact bone strength and fracture risk
  • [10:46] Learn about the Plant-Powered Life Transformation Course

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