The Osteoporosis Society of Canada recommends the following intake of calcium and Vitamin D every day to maintain strong bones:
|Age||Minimum Calcium Requirement||Vitamin D Requirement|
|4-8||800 mg||200 IUs|
|9-18||1300 mg||200 IUs|
|19-50||1000 mg||400 IUs|
|50+||1500 mg||800 IUs|
lactating women 18+
|1000 mg||400 IUs|
Be sure to get the recommended amount of calcium every day. Calcium supplements come in a variety of forms, dosages and combinations with Magnesium, Vitamin D and zinc. These are all awesome nutrients that can improve the absorption and efficacy of Calcium.
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