Minerals-Calcium and phosphorus

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Why do I need calcium & phosphorus in my diet?

Minerals-Calcium and phosphorus

Calcium and phosphorus are minerals that work as a team to help our heart function normally and to build strong bones and teeth. For women, calcium is an important ingredient in preventing osteoporosis. Sources of calcium are milk products, greens, broccoli, sardines and legumes. Sources of phosphorus are cheese, egg yolk, milk, meat, fish, poultry, whole grain cereals, nuts and legumes.

   

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