CALCIUM- HOW MUCH OF IT DO YOU HAVE?

About 99% of Calcium in our body is in the bone and teeth. Calcium is a mineral essential for life. Your heart need calcium to work. If you don’t have enough calcium in your body, and you sustain injury, bleeding may not stop on time.

FUNCTIONS OF CALCIUM

  1. It maintains skeletal system.
  2. Proper function of the heart.
  3. It improves dental health
  4. Aids blood clotting
  5. Facilitate muscle contraction.

WHAT HAPPEN WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH CALCIUM?

  1. Bone pain
  2. Tooth decay
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Bone fracture
  5. Neck pain
  6. Rickets

FOOD RICH IN CALCIUM
Spinach
Broccoli
Fortified cereal
Yoghurt
Hard cheese
Sardine

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