How Meals With Calcium and Vitamin D Will Keep Your Body Healthy

List: Posted: 04/14/11

Staying healthy is important at all ages, and nutrients like calcium and vitamin D are crucial to your overall wellbeing. 

 

Critical in the function and maintenance of healthy bones and muscles, calcium can only be absorbed into the body if vitamin D is present.  Being sure to include both calcium and vitamin D in meals will help your body stay healthy and function better. 

Calcium can be found in foods like milk products, most grains, and many fruits or vegetables; while vitamin D is found in few foods in very small amounts. Getting the proper amounts of calcium and vitamin D in meals can be relatively easy as long as you understand how they must work together.

 

Vitamin D can be found in the greatest quantity and quality in the following natural foods: fish oil, herring, catfish, salmon, oysters, all Soymilk, sardines, orange juice, cow's milk, oatmeal and mushrooms.

 

Many experts recommend taking both calcium and vitamin D supplements, especially for those at higher risk for osteoporosis and other illnesses. If you're concerned that you might not get enough of one or more of the vitamins or minerals your body needs, you might consider visiting a drugstore and purchasing multiple vitamins rich in calcium and vitamin D, along with many other essential nutrients.

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