RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF CALCIUM

The recommended amount of calcium depends on your age and sex. Here is a breakdown of what you need on a daily basis:

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Ages

19-50

1000 CALCIUM

mg per day

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Women Ages

51-70

1200 CALCIUM

mg per day

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Men Ages

51-70

1000 CALCIUM

mg per day

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Ages

>70

1200 CALCIUM

mg per day

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Institute of Medicine, 2011