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Calcium benefit

Calcium benefit

Calcium requires adequate vitamin D in order to be absorbed by the body. In the United States, milk and other dairy products fortified with vitamin D are the major food source of calcium and vitamin D.






Review Date: 5/21/2012
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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