The Importance of Calcium and How to Find it in Green

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Did you know that by age 12, only 10% of children are getting enough calcium for proper growth and bone development? Calcium deficiency is becoming a national problem – according to a recent study, 90% of women, 70% of men and 60% of teens don’t consume the recommended daily allowance of calcium.

Most people know that milk is a good source of calcium. Much of the advertising for dairy products uses phrases such as, “Calcium for Strong Bones!” and “Prevent Osteoporosis!”. However, how much do you really know about calcium? Is milk really the best source of calcium, or are there better calcium-rich foods? How much calcium do you need to incorporate into your diet? Here’s a quick overview of calcium that will help you understand the true importance of calcium in your body.READ MORE

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