Calcium

Examples of Calcium

Functions of Calcium

  • helps your body build strong bones
  • clotting blood
  • sending and receiving nerve signals

Why calcium is the most essential nutrient.

  1. helps the body maintain bones strong
  2. without calcium in a human, the risk of osteoporosis increases
  3. body needs calcium for muscles to move
  4. calcium helps the body carry nerve messages to the brain and other body parts.


http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-Consumer/

https://www.google.com/#q=foods+that+contain+calcium

http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/rheumatology/hansenresearchcalcium