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  Importance of calcium rich foods

Calcium is needed for growth and bone development. Deficiency of calcium leads to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis makes the bones thin. It is more common in women. More calcium is required during pregnancy, lactation. Even children and elderly require more amounts of calcium. Milk, curd, nuts, milk products, green leafy vegetables and ragi are some of the sources of calcium. Doing exercise reduces calcium loss from bones.

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