Are you getting enough calcium in your diet? Maybe not, especially if you're a woman or a teenage girl. Although Americans have improved at this in recent years, we're still not getting enough calcium to maintain our bone health.
How much is that? It depends on your age. According to the Institute of Medicine, the recommended daily amount of calcium to get is:
1-3 years: 700 milligrams daily
4-8 years: 1,000 milligrams daily
9-18 years: 1,300 milligrams daily
19-50 years: 1,000 milligrams...