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Calcium-rich foods can help promote the strength of your bones, teeth, and nails. Dairy products, like milk, cottage cheese, and yogurt, may seem like the most obvious choices, especially for breakfast, but be aware that these products may also have higher levels of iodine. Collard greens, broccoli, beans, bok choy, figs, and certain fortified beverages are also calcium-rich.

If your bone mineral density is low, a calcium supplement may help prevent the development of osteoporosis. Taking calcium and vitamin D together optimizes the absorption of calcium.

Consult with your physician if a calcium supplement is right for you and whether or not you should be taking vitamin D with your calcium.

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Anna Lepeley, PhD, CSCS, CISSN
Dr. Anna Lepeley has a PhD in Exercise Biochemistry and Nutrition research. She specializes in exercise, nutrition and dietary supplements along with their effects on overall health. Dr. Lepeley is a Nutrition and Exercise Science professor and lecturer at national and international conferences. She is the published author of "Stop it: 18 habits that hinder your libido and make you fat", providing nutrition, exercise and hormone health information for men and women of all ages.