Calcium Vitamin D

  • Adults under age 50 need a total of 1,000 milligrams (mg) of calcium from all sources* and 400 – 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D every day.
  • Adults age 50 and older need at total of 1,200 mg of calcium from all sources* and 800 – 1,000 IU of vitamin D every day.

mg calcium

1/3 pint milk (whole)                     224

1/3 pint semiskimmed                  231

150g low fat yoghurt                      225

28g cheddar cheese                         202

112g boiled spinach                         179

112g baked beand                             59

100g tofu                                             480

 

Get enough vitamin D.

15-20 minutes sunlight exposure 3-4x/week face/arms.

Supplements are now recommended during pregnancy.

 

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