Friday, October 5, 2012

About calcium

It is necessary to eat calcium related food for every people in every age. Calcium will give strength to your bone and will keep you active. In the Previous article we have discussed about many useful thing about calcium. Now we are giving dietary requirements and food sources of calcium. Following information about calcium will help you to know which food contain how much calcium. It will help to choose food for your daily requirement.

Daily dietary requirements:

Talk to your pediatrician before giving a child any nutritional supplement, including calcium.

Birth - 6 months: 200 mg
7 months - 1 year: 260 mg
1 - 3 years: 700 mg
4 - 8 years: 1000 mg
9 - 18 years: 1,300 mg