Monday, October 25, 2010

Dental Did You Know: Calcium Requirements for Middle-Aged (and Older) Adults

For people 31-50, the daily dietary requirement is 1000mg, for those older, it goes up to 1200mg per day. (A glass of milk has about 300mg)

Source: Ward W Fritz C, The "Sunshine Vitamin" and Periodontal Health: A Vitamin D Update, Oral Health, October 2010, Vol 100, No 10, pg 33-36.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100