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Calcium
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Function: Bone and tooth formation, muscle contraction, heartbeat, blood clotting, and nerve impulse

Sources: Kelp, cheese, collards, kale, turnip greens, almonds, yogurt, milk, broccoli, and soy

Optimal Intake: 1,000 to 1,500 mg

Deficiency Signs: Bone deformity (rickets), growth retardation, insomnia, muscle and leg cramps

Toxicity: Normally, there are no toxic effects with large doses. Some researchers feel that people with a tendency to develop kidney stones should avoid high doses of calcium, although this has not been proven.

 
 
 
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