For your sex and age group you need approx 1000 mg per day.
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/11/2008 03:54PM by Tatiana.
The dairy industry has set US standards for calcium consumption thru lobbying efforts. The calcium scare that has been going on in this country is, by far, the biggest nutritional scam ever conceived. Plenty of calcium in what you eat, no need to take the supplements and the amounts recommended are overblown. Don't worry about calcium. Do worry about excercise (as far as bones are concerned).