Calcium – am I getting enough?

Calcium is a mineral needed for the formation, growth and repair of healthy bones and teeth. It also helps the muscles and nerves to work properly, and helps to control weight and blood pressure.
Calcium deficiency is caused by a diet low in calcium or by malabsorption in gastrointestinal disorders such as Coeliac Disease or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Signs of calcium deficiency include poor growth and poor quality bones and teeth. Continue reading “Calcium – am I getting enough?”