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Posted on Apr 23, 2015 |

Importance of Calcium

Importance of Calcium

Calcium is the most important and essential mineral present in our body. It helps in building bones, teeth, helps clot blood, and nervous system requires calcium for functioning. Maintaining good calcium level is also important, having excess calcium is dangerous simultaneously low also is dangerous. Daily we lose some amount of calcium through our nails, hair, skin, sweat and our doesn’t produce calcium. If required calcium level is not present for the body functioning, it takes calcium from the bones.

How much Calcium is required?

Calcium requirements depend on age.

Calcium-requirements

Calcium Sourced foods:

Dairy products are the best sources of calcium foods. Milk and dairy products such as yogurt, cheese, and buttermilk contain a form of calcium that your body can absorb easily. Green Leafy Vegetables, Beans & lentils, eggs, Fish, Chicken, Oranges, Dried Fig, Gooseberries, Tofu, etc products are rich sources of Calcium.