Calcium for Bone and Dental

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Saving Calcium for Bone and Dental Health

Calcium We Need

Once bone growth has reached its peak, this means there is no other way, unless enough calcium as early as possible. According to the National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement, Optimal Calcium Intake, total calcium intake of any age group or sex is different.

  1. Age 0-1 years, calcium 600 mg / day.
  2. Age 1-5 years, calcium 800 mg / day.
  3. Age 60-10 years, calcium 800-1200 mg / day.
  4. Age 11-24 years, calcium 1200-1500 mg / day.
  5. Age 25-50 years, calcium 1000 mg / day.
  6. Age> 50 years, calcium 1000-1500 mg / day

Meanwhile, the rate of calcium adequacy of the recommended is about 500-800 mg per person per day. For the elderly and postmenopausal women greater intake of calcium, which is about 1,000 mg / day. Excess calcium intake did not have to worry about, if the child does not have abnormalities in body organs, excess calcium is excreted through urine and feces.

Calcium Diet

Calcium is found in many animal and vegetable products. From animal products such as dairy goats, buffalo, and other dairy products, fish and other seafood. While the plant can be found in fruits, green vegetables (broccoli, red and green spinach, taro leaves), and nuts.

Soft drinks and Sun Morning

Although awareness to consume calcium-rich foods already exist, but often forgotten that a certain type of food or beverages may inhibit the absorption of calcium. According to one study, carbonated beverages or soft drinks containing phosphoric acid can interfere with absorption of calcium in the bone.

Even Noel Peterson ND from American of naturopathic Physicians warn that these drinks are not good for children. Also mentioned, caffeine can also cause the body to lose calcium because it also carried away in urine.

The reluctance of the morning sun exposure and prefer to be in air-conditioned room could actually hurt yourself. Because the sting of ultraviolet-B rays from the sun to help the absorption of calcium effectively. This sunlight will stimulate vitamin D that functions facilitate calcium entry into the bloodstream.

So, for bones and teeth grow healthy and strong, save harmless calcium in the 'bone bank' as early as possible.


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