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What is calcium?
you know that calcium is the most common mineral in our body?
Our bones and teeth have about 99% of the calcium in our body!
Can you imagine that? In fact, calcium is so important to us that
if we do not take in enough calcium, our body will take calcium
from our bones to maintain the calcium levels in our blood. If
this carries on, our bones will no longer be firm.
Hence, we need to have enough calcium to maintain healthy and
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Calcium? | Importance
of calcium | Not taking in enough
calcium | Taking in too much
| Importance of Vitmain D |
Taking in too much Vitamin D
Sources of calcium
| Sources of Vitamin D
| Daily recommended amt of
calcium | Daily recommended
amt of Vitamin D
7, 2004). Healthcommunities.com, Inc. Kidney Stones.
http://www.urologychannel.com/kidneystones/index.shtml. Date Accessed:
Collins. Young Again Nutrients. Vitamin D Deficiency Concerns
on the Rise [WWW document]
http://www.youngagain.com/vitamind7.html. Date Accessed: 20/06/04
Higdon (2001 to April 8, 2003). Linus Pauling Institute. Calcium.
Society of Canada Web site. What is Osteoporosis? [WWW
Osteoporosis [WWW document] URL: http://www.osteoporosis.ca/english/About
Accessed: 05/06/04. C. 2004.
Health Promotion Board. Joy of Life [WWW document] URL:
Strong Bones for Life [WWW document] (in pdf format)
Requirements [WWW document] http://www.hpb.gov.sg/hpb/adu/adu010101.asp
Requirements [WWW document] http://www.hpb.gov.sg/hpb/chi/chi010101.asp