Milk Consumption Plunges: USDA tells foodservice: `Menu more calcium items'
- Targeting teen nutrition. Enfield, Susan // Natural Foods Merchandiser;Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p15
The article informs that data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveal that about 86 percent of teen girls and about 65 percent of teen boys don't get enough calcium in their diets during their growing period, which increases the risk of developing osteoporosis in the future.
- DRINK THIS, SLEEP BETTER. // Shape;Dec2009, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p71
The author reports that U.S. Department of Agriculture research has determined that people who consume the most magnesium, an ingredient in milk, are able to spend more time in the deep, restorative stages of sleep. Another milk ingredient, calcium, has been proven to have a calming effect which...
- AJ and OJ for Ca. Bucks, Christine // Organic Gardening (08973792);Jan97, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p22
Recommends drinking calcium-fortified apple and orange juices for those who cannot tolerate dairy products. Findings of the Indiana University School of Medicine on calcium levels.
- Getting Enough Calcium? // Current Health 2;Jan2003, Vol. 29 Issue 5, Special Section p4
Suggests a lesson plan on assessing daily calcium consumption.
- Don't overlook trio of greens for a calcium boost. // Environmental Nutrition;Jan1994, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p3
Focuses on vegetables as sources of calcium. Calcium sources in broccoli, bok choy and kale; Calcium content in milk; Oxalate that makes calcium in spinach unavailable; Recipe for kick-of-calcium kale soup; Nutrition information per serving of recipe.
- High-octane calcium supplements: Should you worry? // Environmental Nutrition;Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p7
Answers a query about the risks of taking high-octane calcium supplements containing lead. Study on different brands of calcium and antacids containing unacceptable levels of lead; National Resource Defense Council's requirement of product labels to list products containing toxicants.
- How to make your calcium count. // Environmental Nutrition;Jul97, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p8
Presents information on counting calcium in human nutrition. Amount of calcium required by older women; Conversion of percentage daily values to milligrams.
- Soy Milk Needs Calcium Boost to Measure Up. // Environmental Nutrition;Jul2000, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p3
Reports on the finding that calcium in fortified soy beverage is not as well absorbed by the body as calcium in cow's milk.
- The Real Calcium Problem. Sharp, David // Health (Time Inc. Health);Nov/Dec97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p102
Provides tips on the retention and use of calcium in the body. Relevance of daily exercise to the absorption of calcium; Considerations in calcium intake; Examples of foods rich in calcium.