Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 30 September 2015 Too much calcium bad for your heart We've all heard that we need calcium to keep our bones in top health and prevent osteoporosis. But researchers are warning that taking in too much calcium in the form of a supplement (over 1 400 mg/day) can actually be bad for the heart if it's not absorbed in the body. So, what can we do to ensure that the calcium we consume reaches our bones and teeth? Take them with these nutrients: Vitamin D (allows the body to absorb calcium), Magnesium (converts vitamin D into its active form), Boron (prevents calcium loss), Phosphorus (works with calcium to maximize bone-strengthening), Vitamin K (increases bone mass and mineralisation of the bone matrix) 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Skin cancer on the neck ‘more likely to spread’, study finds Medical Kids + gadgets = less sleep and more risk for unwanted weight Diet and nutrition Are you eating more calories than you think? Parenting Antidepressants might raise odds for serious pregnancy complication Diet and nutrition World Food Day – should you consider veganism? News Listeriosis: No new outbreak, annual cases actually below expected range Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.