CALCIUM – a very important mineral for our body

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Our body’s skeletal system (bones and teeth) comprises 99% of calcium and 1% found in the blood stream and soft tissues. Adequate amount of Vitamin D everyday enhances calcium absorption. It is essential from birth up to old age.

tumblr_mjo0fgr8HV1qese7mo1_1280SOURCES:
Green leafy vegetables like asparagus
Broccoli
Cabbage
Kale
Kelp and spinach (best source)
Oranges
Dairy products
Cheese
Milk
Yogurt
Fortified cereals
Beans
Sesame seeds
Nuts
Oysters
Sardines with bones and salmon

 

 

FUNCTIONS/BENEFITS
* Essential in proper bone growth and development.
* Maintains strong and healthy bones, teeth and gums.
* Regulates the normal rhythm of the heart.
* Aids in lowering total cholesterol level in the body.
* Aids in lowering high blood pressure.
* Prevents colon cancer.
* Helps the body to maintain alkaline pH level.
* Maintains the normal functions of the different muscles and nerves including cardiac muscles.
* Prevents kidney stones formation.
* Participates in the blood clotting mechanism.
* Aids in the transport of the different nutrients across cell membranes.
* Relieves insomnia. (This is the reason why some advised to take a glass of milk before going to bed).
* Prevents obesity.
* Lessen symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome.

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DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS
– Depression
– Bone growth retardation (children)
– Muscle spasms and cramps
– Rickets-soft, weak and brittle bones (children)
– Osteoporosis
– Tooth decay
– High blood pressure (Hypertension)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF TOXICITY
+ Abdominal pain
+ Confusion
+ Constipation
+ Nausea and vomiting
+ Loss of appetite
+ Muscle weakness

 

icon1What is the difference between calcium carbonate and calcium citrate?
For those over 60 years old, calcium citrate is the most absorbable form of calcium. Calcium citrate requires less hydrochloric acid and hydrochloric acid levels decline with age.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “CALCIUM – a very important mineral for our body

  1. The human body wants and needs calcium for groups of muscles to act plus for nerves to move messages between your brain every single body part. Added to that, calcium can be employed to support blood vessels move blood through the entire body as a way to help release hormones and enzymes which affect every single function in your system.

  2. The system has to have calcium for groups of muscles to transport and also for nerves to bring messages between your brain every single body part. Furthermore, calcium is commonly used to support blood vessels move blood all around the body as a way to help release hormones and enzymes which affect every single function inside your body.

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