How much calcium should you take if you have osteoporosis?
How much calcium can your body absorb at a time and how long does it take to absorb?
- 1 Oct 2009 by flairl
- 7 February 2018
basically you can only absorb only about 500-600 mg a time- thus if you do take calcium in some form - and are trying to achieve 1500 mg a day - take in three dosages with meals-consider having your supplement include vitamin D if possible
Does that mean that if you were taking a 1000mg. calcium capsule, you would need to take 3 a day to absorb 1500mg.? Each one giving you 500mg. of Calcium.
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