• Calcium Absorption: How Much Calcium Are You Actually Absorbing from the Food You Eat?

    4 monthes ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Calcium Absorption - it's not how many nutrients and micronutrients are in a food that ultimately matters, it's what percentage your body can absorb and make use of. For example, a food can be loaded with a particular vitamin or mineral, but if your body can't take it up and utilize it, it's worthless from a health standpoint.
    An example of a micronutrient that your body doesn't absorb completely is calcium. Calcium is an essential mineral your body needs in substantial quantities on a daily basis. We think of calcium as being the “bone health” mineral, but you need it on a...
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