Vicki Martin, Nutritionist and Naturopath
How to tell whether you should be concerned about your Calcium levels, and what to do if the answer is “yes”.
Many people think of Calcium as just being about bone health. Of course, Calcium is essential for healthy bones – a good Calcium intake means long term benefits for bone strength. Osteoporosis is a painful bone disease where bones become weak and brittle due to lack of exercise and Calcium. You can avoid it by making sure you have a good Calcium intake throughout your life, but especially between the ages of 13-21.
But Calcium also plays a range of other vital roles that affect how you feel and look. For example:
Don’t sweat if you’ve forgotten all about your Calcium intake up until now. But if you want to make a difference from now on:
Date:Wednesday, 27 February 2013