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How can I get enough calcium?

There are 2 easy ways to get your calcium: 1. Eat foods with calcium every day, such as: Fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk, yogurt, and cheese Broccoli, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables Tofu with added calcium Soy-based drinks (soymilk) with added calcium Orange juice with added calcium 2. Take a calcium pill every day. […]

Calcium in Females

Your body needs calcium to build strong bones when you are young and to keep bones strong as you get older. Everyone needs calcium, but it’s especially important for women and girls. Girls ages 9 to 18 need 1,300 mg (milligrams) of calcium every day. Women ages 19 to 50 need 1,000 mg of calcium […]