The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones and to carry out many important functions. Almost all calcium is stored in bones and teeth, where it supports their structure and hardness. The body also needs calcium for muscles to move and for nerves to carry messages between the brain and every body part.
Getting enough calcium in your diet is not just important for older people, pregnant mother and menopause women. It is also vital for children, teens, and young adults since we continue building bone mass until we reached maturity at around 20’s.
Best source of dietary iron is from dairy products like milk and cheese, fish we eat with bones like anchovy and sardine. Plant source with high calcium content are dark green vegetables like kale and spinach, blackstrap molasses and coral seaweeds.
Pregnant mother, post menopause women, obese individuals and older people with chronic diseases, people living in countries with less sun exposures as well as people who seldom expose to sunlight.