Your Health: Apr. 5, 1999


BONE CANDY Worried about osteoporosis, but can't stand the chalky taste of most calcium pills? Three new chewables on the market this month are designed, with the added help of a little chocolate, to taste more like Tootsie Rolls than limestone. All three products--Viactiv, Calburst and Calcium Soft Chew--contain 500 mg of calcium, or half the daily requirement for most adults.

E IS FOR EATING Consuming wheat germ, sardines, whole grains and other foods high in vitamin E may protect your heart better than taking vitamin E supplements. A study out last week found that women whose diet was...

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