Calcium Defined

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i75489.jpgWhat It Does:

  • Bone Structure
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Nerve Impulse Transmission

Magic Number:

  • 1000 mg/day but not more than 2500 mg/day

What Deficiency Looks Like:

  • Stunted growth (childhood)
  • Reduced bone mass (adults)

Where You Get It:

  • Milk
  • Green vegetables

 

-Diaz, Cameron. The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body. N.p.: HarperCollins, n.d. Print.

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