National Osteoporosis Awareness Campaign
Important Health Tables

Major factors affecting calcium absorption

 

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Daily Intake of Calcium and Vitamin D

 

 
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 Calcium Content in Foods
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Remember:
  • The calcium content is not fully absorbed. Only 30% of the calcium eaten is absorbed. 
  • Excessive intake of any food item/nutrient may lead to other nutritional problems.
Last Update : 08 February 2012 04:49 PM
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