Calcium: Are YOU getting enough?

  FACT: 99% of the body’s calcium supply is found in the bones and teeth where it supports their structure. Calcium is also important for proper muscle function, nerve transmission, and hormonal secretion. DID YOU KNOW? Calcium is found in many foods, not just dairy products! How can you add more calcium to your diet? You can get recommended amounts of calcium by eating a variety of different foods to your meal, including the following: The obvious: Milk and milk alternatives such as yogurt, cheese, and fortified plant-based beverages (such as fortified soy beverage) The not-so-obvious: Most Dark green vegetables […] read more