Amount of Calcium, Ca in Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians)
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CALCIUM - Ca
Calcium is a major mineral, which is indispensable in healthy bone development in childhood and youth and adequate intake prevents bone lose in later life.
The vast majority of calcium is contained in the bones and teeth. Calcium is utilised by the body not only to provide for healthy bones but also to provide available calcium if the levels in the blood drop. Blood calcium is responsible for proper nerve function, contraction of muscles and blood clotting. Inadequate calcium intake results in osteoporosis, where bones become fragile and start to break during normal everyday stresses. Osteoporosis is silent condition and often goes unnoticed until fracture occur.
Significant sources of calcium include dairy products, small fish with bones, bone broth, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprout, silver-beet, almonds, sesame seeds and tahini paste.
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