Total calcium in the foods you selected: Daily calcium requirement: Percentage from selected foods:
How much of your daily calcium requirement did these foods provide?
Remember, you may have gotten additional calcium through other foods not on the list. Calcium-fortified cereals, for example, can be a good source. Check the label to see how much calcium is in your brand — it's listed as a percentage of daily requirement. Add a 0 to the number to see how many milligrams of calcium you're getting.
Many adults fall short of the calcium — and vitamin D, which your body needs to absorb calcium — needed each day for healthy bones. To get more calcium, try these tips:
Have fortified cereal with nonfat milk for breakfast
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