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Calcium rich food

Todays topic is about calcium, its role,food contents which are rich in calcium and ways to prevent reduced calcium count and protect the health of bones.As this was requested by one of the regular visitor here i am with this topic.



Introduction:-
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To begin with calcium is the essential component of the body.Its a mineral which helps in building the skeletal frame of the body.Bones and the teeth in our body mainly contains calcim with phoshorus that is in the form of calcium phosphate.
Calcium is one such mineral which is produced in our body to a little extent .It is absorbed from the blood and store in bones to a little extent.

Generally the growth of the body takes place from 0-25 yrs of age.It various in each indivisual.Noramally at an average -
Femals its from 0-19 yrs
Males its 0-22 yrs at an average.
This is mainly carried out by the growth harmaone which is released from pitutory glands located in the brain.But the body continues to built up the bone mass and the density …