- 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.
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.