The role of calcium in development
Cheese and other dairy products such as milk and low-fat
Much more than healthy teeth and bones
Calcium is actually used by every single cell in the body. It’s present in tissues and body fluids, and has various roles that include helping muscles and nerves to function, aiding digestion, and helping blood to clot.
Building healthy bones for life
Because of our moderate dairy intake, most people in the UK get enough calcium without making a special effort. Calcium-rich foods include
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Last reviewed: 21st August 2014
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