Brain Tweezers – Bone matters

This month, we’re talking about calcium and helping customers improve their bone health.

1. The customer lets you know that they take esomeprazole (medication for stomach acid) and they don’t tend to see a lot of sun. What can you recommend?

 
 
 
 

2. A customer’s doctor has recommend they take a daily calcium supplement, but they can’t remember the exact brand they were told to buy. What should you ask?

 
 
 
 

3. What is the recommend daily intake of elemental calcium for a pregnant or breastfeeding woman?

 
 
 
 

4. What is an average serving of calcium rich foods?

 
 
 
 

5. Aside from calcium, what is another important nutrient patients lacking in calcium need?