Calcium : 1000-1200mg per day
Vitamin D3: 600-1,000 iu per day
Bone Loss after the Menopause:
The rapid loss of bone that occurs in the first years after menopause is due to the fall in estrogen productions. However, getting enough calcium is still important for 2 reasons. First, it will slow the gradual loss of bone that occurs with aging. Secondly, and most importantly, it will prevent the calcium-deficiency bone loss that contributes to bone fragility. Research data show that calcium deficiency does increase the risk of fracture.
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