Calcium

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by lklein
Last updated 8 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Nutrition
Grade:
8

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Calcium

Sources are milk, yogurt, cheese, pudding. There are also things that are absorbed eaisly like bok choy, collard greens, kale and baked beans. Thing that are harder to absorb are sesame seeds, almonds and dried beans. Also calcium-fortified is in soy beverages and juice..

FACT: You can take calcium supplemnts but they do not give you as much calcium as natural calcium from foods do.

CALCIUM

Function:It is a mineral found in many foods. You need Calcium to maintain strong bones and carry out many other important functions. Most of your calcium is stored in teeth and bones where it helps to keep the structure and keep it strong. We also need it for muscle to move and for nerves to carry messages between parts of your body and brain. Calcium helps release hormones and enzymes and makes it easier for blood vessels to move through our bodies.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Facts - It is approximately 4.2% of Earth's cust - Basic componet in all living things - vitamin D is needed to absorb calcium - Fifth most abundant element in the Earth's crust - Density 1.54 grams per cubic centimeter - From Latin word for lime, calx

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Deficiency is hypoglycemia this happens because of an inadequate calcium intake. People at a higher risk of calcium deficiency are teenagers, women past the age of monopause, individuals who are lactose intolerante, vegans, and people with kidney damage. It is usually caused by a medical condition. Some symptoms are mucle cramps, tingling in the fingers, lethargy, convulsions, and heart problems.

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