Calcium May Protect Women From Cancer14 years, 3 months ago
Posted on Feb 01, 2005, 6 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
A University of Minnesota Cancer Center study found that women consuming more than 800 milligrams of calcium each day reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 26 to 46 percent. A 26 percent reduction in risk of colorectal cancer occurred regardless of whether the calcium intake was from diet or supplement.