a bone with zero calcium will bend, not break, whereas a high calcium/low collagen-matrix bone would break easily. This is why excess calcium can indeed increase the risk of fracture
! For good bone
health, we need many other synergistic nutrients, what Ann Louise Gittelman, author of Supernutrition for menopause, calls “the bone-building nutrient team”: magnesium, phosphorus, boron, copper, manganese, zinc, plus the vitamins C, D, K, B6, and folic acid.