Farrell, Vanessa A.
Abstract or Description:
Originally published: 2002
It is important to know how much calcium you need to consume each day as more than 2500 mg of calcium each day can be harmful. Calcium should be obtained from foods and beverages first, then from supplements if necessary. Taking more than 500 mg of calcium at one time should be avoided. If you choose to take a calcium supplement, calcium citrate or calcium carbonate should be chosen.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1296
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health