Calcium

What it is

Calcium plays a vital role in helping build and maintain strong teeth and bones. It’s also useful for much more than keeping pearly whites and bones healthy, it also assists with our bodies nerves, blood, hormones and muscles – an overall winner when it comes to optimum health!

Daily intake

Children aged 1 – 3: 500 mg/day
Children aged 4 – 8: 700 mg/day

Boys aged 9 – 11: 1,000 mg/day
Boys aged 12 – 13: 1,300 mg/day
Boys aged 14-18: 1,300 mg/day

Girls aged 9 – 13: 1,000 mg/day
Girls aged 14 – 18: 1,300 mg/day
Girls aged 14 – 18: 1,300 mg/day

Sources

Milk, yogurt, cheese, broccoli, turnip greens, nuts, kelp, caviar, sardines, tofu