Why should I take calcium from a young age?
Our bodies in the age of 30-35 years, the bone will be created and accumulated maximum. But after that the rate of decay is greater than that of generation. This is the reason why we need calcium from a young age. Therefore, the age before entering the age of 30-35 years is a good time. that we will eat foods rich in calcium to accumulate bone mass and slow down the breakdown of bone prevent osteoporosis or the risk of various serious diseases after the age of 35
A study by The American College of Nutrition found that calcium doesn’t just protect us from bone disease. but can help prevent and relieve symptoms from various diseases such as can reduce various unpleasant symptoms before menstruation Premenstrual syndrome, such as headache, easy irritability, poor appetite, bloating, abdominal discomfort by up to 50 percent, and may help reduce the risk of high blood pressure. cerebrovascular disease and colon cancer as well
The amount of calcium the body should receive at each age
Age < 40 years 800 mg / day
50 years old 1000 mg/day
Pregnant women and age > 60 years 1200 mg / day
There are also other risk factors for calcium deficiency, including insufficient calcium intake. no exercise overdose on coffee Drinking too much alcohol, lack of estrogen before menopause, such as having to remove 2 ovaries with a small skeleton have a family history of osteoporosis or osteoporosis fractures and had a history of fractures before However, it’s a good idea to plan on taking calcium along with exercise. and reducing risky behaviors that are at risk of developing osteoporosis is best