Calcium is an essential mineral needed by everyone at every age, not just in the growing years. Despite its importance, most people do not get their daily recommended amounts of calcium.
|Kids 1 to 3 years||500 mg|
|Kids 4 to 8 years||800 mg|
|Preteens/Teens 9 to 18 years||1300 mg|
|Adults 19 to 50 years||1000 mg|
|Adults 51+ years (IOM 1997)||1200 mg|