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.