Your Guide to a Bone Healthy Diet
Calcium and Your Bones
According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), getting enough calcium is important for building and maintaining strong bones. Many people ask how much calcium they should be getting from food or supplements.
Start by reviewing NOF’s Daily Calcium Recommendations to learn the total amount of calcium you need each day. Then estimate the amount of calcium you get from your diet and complete the Calcium Calculator chart to determine whether you’re getting enough calcium to meet your daily needs.