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How much calcium do I need?

As you are aware Calcium is vital for strong bones? Our bodies contain about 1kg of this vital mineral and 99% of it is found in our bones.  Most people should be able to get enough calcium through healthy eating.

The following tables list the recommended intake levels of calcium and the calcium contents of different foods.

calcium-table

 To calculate your calcium intake use this link. You may be surprised at quite how much you need to maintain healthy bones.

If you would like any information about other nutritional factors for optimum bone health please do not hesitate to contact us.