CALCIUM FOR THE BODY
Recommended daily allowance (RDA)
When a bone is broken you must first you make sure you need the recommended daily allowance of 800mg per day
Excessive calcium in the diet should be avoid as it can lead to too much vitamin D. Kidney stones and calcifation in the heart & kidneys.
Aiming for more can speed up recovery without compromising recovery or our general health.
Calcium rich foods include
In the highest order of calcium
Cheese – Swiss cheese 25% better than cheddar cheese
Milk – calcium fortified better source
Some brands of natural mineral water.
Other foods containing calcium- Cream, Ice cream, milk, Tofu & yoghurt (found in dairy products) fruit juice (calcium fortified) Tined boned salmon, Spinach, Orange Broccoli,
Cheese types Gruyere, Mozzarella, Cream Cheese, and Cottage Cheese
Calcium ascorbate powder from most health stores.
The best forms stop stomach acidity and diaharore
Alcohol, Caffeine drinks (coffee & tea) no exercise all hinder calcium absorption
What is calcium needed for?
Needed for clotting blood, improves bone density, healthy heart, healthy nerves, muscle contraction, skin and teeth.
Calcium deficient symptoms