proposing higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D for men and women

    The government is proposing higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D for men and women...to reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

    They recommend 1000 mg/day of elemental calcium for adults...1200 mg/day for people over age 50.

    This works out to be 3 to 4 servings a day of milk, yogurt, etc. Most adults don't consume this much...they need supplements.

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