Calcium Rich in Food: calcium diet,nutrition Suplements  

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Daily Calcium Needs

500 mg a day for kids who are 1 to 3 years old
800 mg a day for kids who are 4 to 8 years old
1,300 mg a day for kids who are 9 to 18 years old

Calcium Rich Foods

In addition to choosing foods from the following list, you should learn to look at food labels and choose foods that have a high % DV for calcium and at least 20% or more. You may find big differences in the calcium content of foods, even among different brands of the same foods such as cheese, juice, and bread.
Yogurt, plain
Yogurt, fruit
Milk, low fat or nonfat
Milk, whole
Cheese, including American, ricotta, cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese
Milk shakes

Among the dairy products that are rich in calcium, milk, yoghurt, cheese, eggnogs are the important ones. You may find that the calcium content of the foods vary for different brands of the same food. Opt for the foods that have high level of DV for calcium. Individuals with allergies to dairy products can select the alternative source: non-dairy products. The plant based foods high in calcium are turnip greens, white beans, baked beans, salmon, tofu, to name a few.

Daily Recommended Values - Body Chemistry Balance

Nutritional Element

Recommended Daily Allowance
from foods

Not to Exceed As Supplements
Daily Maximum (

Calcium (Ca):

Magnesium (Mg):

Potassium (K):

Sodium (Na):

1,000 mg

400 mg


1,000 mg

3,200 mg

600 mg

975 mg - ??

140 mg

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