Translation of calcium in Spanish:

calcium

calcio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkalsɪəm//ˈkælsiəm/

noun

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