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How much calcium supplement is needed for women?
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
The recommendation for supplementation depends on your age and dietary intake.
First, look up the recommended intake for your age and calculate your calcium intake. Roughly, each serving of dairy has about 300 mg of calcium and a balanced diet without dairy has about 300-400 mg of calcium. Then supplement up to your recommended intake, if necessary.

In brief: Varies
The recommendation for supplementation depends on your age and dietary intake.
First, look up the recommended intake for your age and calculate your calcium intake. Roughly, each serving of dairy has about 300 mg of calcium and a balanced diet without dairy has about 300-400 mg of calcium. Then supplement up to your recommended intake, if necessary.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
In brief: People need less
Calcium than previously thought.
Please don't take it by itself but get a product that contains co-factors such as d, k, boron, etc, . They the calcium will go to your bones and not your blood vessels.

In brief: People need less
Calcium than previously thought.
Please don't take it by itself but get a product that contains co-factors such as d, k, boron, etc, . They the calcium will go to your bones and not your blood vessels.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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