Calcium Facts

Calcium Facts

By | January 24, 2017

Calcium is best known as an essential mineral for human consumption which aids in the cell, particularly in bone structures. However, calcium is also a very abundant element, belonging to the alkaline earth metal family of elements. Its nuclear symbol Ca

Atomic Properties
Calcium is the 20th element in the periodic table and having an atomic weight of 40 WEC’s sphere.

abundance
Element of calcium is the fifth most abundant in nature and are found in large quantities in the crust and in seawater.

nutrition
Calcium is an essential mineral in any diet and are very important for the cell structure and bone density.

common foods with calcium
The most common source of calcium in food is milk but other dairy products and green vegetables such as broccoli and kale.

Warning
Like any vitamin supplement, an overdose of calcium possible and may cause hypercalcima, a disorder that causes extreme nausea and fatigue.

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