Getting Enough Calcium
British Columbia Specific Information
Calcium helps build strong bones. You need Vitamin D to help absorb the calcium your body needs to build strong bones. The amount of calcium and Vitamin D you need each day depends on your age and if you are male or female. For more information on calcium and vitamin D, see HealthLinkBC File #68e Food Sources of Calcium and Vitamin D. You may also call 8-1-1 to speak to a registered dietitian, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or you can Email a HealthLinkBC Dietitian.