Health Benefits of Calcium

 
18-Mar-2007 by

Calcium is one of the main nutrients that the body requires in order to overcome the problems of high blood pressure, heart attack, premenstrual syndrome and colon cancer. One of the main health benefits of calcium is that it helps in keeping the bones strong and healthy. Read further to explore information about calcium health benefits…

Owing to the advantages of calcium, the market today is flooded with innumerable kinds of calcium supplements including calcium carbonate, calcium gluconate, calcium citrate, calcium citrate malate, calcium lactate and calcium phosphate. Calcium helps to ensure that your teeth are strong and thus prevents dental problems from torturing you.

The consumption of calcium helps in facilitating the movement of nutrients across cell membranes. By keeping the bones healthy, calcium paves way for prevention of osteoporosis. Calcium intake helps in relieving backache by strengthening your backbone.

Calcium helps to keep a check on the blood pressure and also it aids in muscle contraction, thereby enabling the heart and blood vessels to perform their functioning effectively. The best sources for calcium intake are low fat dairy products, fruits and vegetables. So, make it a point to drink milk regularly and also consume other calcium rich foods, so as to promote your health fitness.

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shakti says :

Yes Calcium is indeed very important. I had blogged about it too. http://www.ifood.tv/blog/stand_up_for_your_bones. Love yourself  . Eat Calcium.
Posted on: 19 March 2007 - 2:55pm
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