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Vital Facts about Minerals – 1 December 3, 2008

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Calcium

Vital for strong bones and teeth.  Important for proper nerver, muscle and heart activity.  Aids in blood clotting.  May help to reduce blood pressure.

 

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How Much?

Where?                                 % U.S. RDA

Yougurt, plain, 1c                               45 %

2% milk, 1c                                          30 %

Cheddar cheese, 1 oz                          18 %

Spinach, cooked, ½ c                           12 %

Broccoli, cooked, ½ c                             9 %

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Vital Facts about Vitamins – 9 November 30, 2008

Posted by paripl110707 in Calcium, osteoporosis, PhosphorusKidney Disease.
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Vitamin D

Helps the body build calcium and phosphorus into bones and teeth.  May help prevent osteoporosis and kidney disease.

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How Much?

Where?                                 % U.S. RDA

Herring, 2 oz                                      128 %

Salmon, broiled, 3 oz                           90 %

Margarine, 2 T                                      33 %

Shrimp, broiled, 3 oz                            23 %

2% milk, 1 c                                           20 %