how much calcium should you take

Calcium is an essential nutrient.
 It is required for the growth of healthy bones and teeth.
 It is also required for the proper health of muscles, heart and nerves.
It can be obtained from
 Dairy products
 Green vegetables
 Fish
 Some cereal products
Recommended amount of calcium for people of different age groups is given below.
 For people of age 19-50 1000 mg/day
 For people of age above 50 years old 1200 mg/day
Calcium deficiency
 It causes osteoporosis. In this disease people contain low bone mass.

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