Kid’s Calcium Effervescent Powder Drink
Q: Why do growing children need calcium?
A: Calcium is a mineral that is found in foods, specifically dairy, and is stored in bones and teeth in your child’s body. It is essential for growth and development of children and adolescents as it maintains strong bones and teeth while also assisting in muscle contractions, nerve stimulations and regulating blood pressure.
Q: What are health benefits of Coral Calcium for children?
Coral calcium health benefits include:
- Strengthens bones
- Fortifies tooth enamel
- Prevents bone loss and osteoporosis
- Helps regulate blood pressure
Coral calcium health benefits range from correcting calcium deficiencies and strengthening tooth enamel to preventing against bone loss and osteoporosis.
Q: What happens if a child does not get enough calcium?
A: Children who don't get enough calcium may be at increased risk of bone fractures during adolescence and osteoporosis later in life.
Q: What foods interfere with calcium absorption?
A: Other components in food: phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans.
Take (most) calcium supplements with food. Eating food produces stomach acid that helps your body absorb most calcium supplements.
Q: Can I give my baby calcium supplements?
A: For these children, a calcium supplement may not be a bad idea. ... It is not usually necessary or even recommended for children to take high doses of calcium supplements (e.g. 1,000 mg each day). Our MeridLife supplement with 200-500 mg each day of calcium, depending on a child's age and dietary calcium intake, should be plenty.
Q: Is it safe to give calcium to a teething baby?
A: A: No…calcium supplements are not for teething babies. A doctor may advise for a calcium supplement syrup only if needed.
Q: What are the signs of calcium deficiency? What are the symptoms?
Note the following:
- Muscle problems. Calcium deficiency can lead to extreme tiredness
- Extreme fatigue. Low levels of calcium can cause insomnia or sleepiness
- Dental Problems
Q: What is the best source of calcium other than a supplement?
A: The best sources of calcium are dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese, and calcium-fortified beverages such as almond and soy milk. Calcium is also found in dark-green leafy vegetables, dried peas and beans, fish with bones, calcium-fortified juices and cereals.
Q: Do pregnant women and children in Taiwan get enough calcium in their daily diet?
The simple answer is no. Please check these links to latest research: