Calcium

Function

  • Keep bones strong
  • Strong teeth
  • Blood clotting
  • Muscle contraction
  • Nerve function

Food sources

  • Almonds
  • Milk
  • Soy milk
  • Rice
  • Orange juice

Deficiency

  • Numbness
  • Tingling of fingers
  • Muscle cramps
  • Confusion
  • Diseases - osteoporosis & hypocalcimia

Too much

  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Cancer
  • Sarcoidosis