In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Strontium is an element similar to calcium, and follows calcium into teeth and bones.
- The shells are made from calcium carbonate, a compound of calcium, carbon, and oxygen.
- If blue hydrangeas are wanted, avoid using fertilisers that are high in calcium.
- Dairy products are not the best source of calcium as they cause calcium losses at the same time as providing calcium.
- The bones don't just keep us standing, they're a reservoir of calcium for the rest of the body.
- Children need calcium to build bones, and a little fat for energy.
- Children who have poor diets and lack sufficient calcium and iron are hurt the most.
- You should aim to get 700 mg of calcium each day, which is roughly the same as a pint of milk or two small yoghurts.
- Broccoli and almonds are chock full of calcium, but this does not seem to be common knowledge.
- If you tend to be susceptible to cramps, try eating more foods that are high in potassium and calcium.
- If the hen doesn't have enough calcium, the eggs may be soft shelled and egg binding is more likely.
- Having enough calcium in your diet when you are young is important in minimising the risk, especially for women, of osteoporosis.
- A dietary factor that increases the loss of calcium from the body is refined sugar.
- Most of us were brought up on a diet that included dairy products as an essential source of calcium.
- By living off calcium and vegetables, it doesn't surprise me that women stay so thin.
- These active regions often require the presence of a metal ion such as calcium, zinc or iron.
- Some fruit is rich in mineral elements such as calcium, iron and magnesium.
- Among natural foods rich in calcium, dairy milk is second only to maternal milk.
- Because vegetarians eat less protein, they need less calcium to provide the same ratio.
- There may be some doubt now about the safety of oestrogen but there is no doubt about the safety of calcium.
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