Calcium

Function

Provides bone and tooth structure

Food Sources

Dairy products

a cow feeding a calf both standing on the green grass

milk

 a cow feeding a calf

 milk

 

Green leafy vegetables such as salad, kale and broccoli

green salad

kale

 green salad

 kale

Deficiency

Increased risk of osteoporosis

Toxicities

May cause kidney stones


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