Calcium Intake ~ Daily Recommendation

Recommended Daily Calcium Intake

 Infants
birth-6 months – 400 mg / day
6-12 months – 600 mg / day
   Children
1-5 years – 800 mg / day
6-11 years – 800-1200 mg / day
Adolescents & Young adults
11-24 years – 1200-1500 mg / day
Women
25-50 years – 1000 mg / day
Pregnant or lactating women – 1200-1500 mg / day
Postmenopausal women on estrogen – 1000 mg / day
Postmenopaural women not on estrogen – 1500 mg / day
Men (25-50 years) – 1000 mg / day
All women and men above 65 – 1500 mg / day

Osteoporosis

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