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Calcium and Your Child

Calcium and Your Child

Additional Resources

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.

Best Bones Forever
A bone health campaign for girls ages 9 to 12 that teaches how to get and keep strong, healthy bones for life. "Grow strong together and stay strong forever!"

The National Osteoporosis Foundation
This site educates the public about osteoporosis, prevention, and news and stories affecting bone health. provides practical information on how to follow the U.S. government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It includes resources and tools to help families lead healthier lives.

Milk Matters: Calcium Education from the National Institutes of Health
Milk Matters is a public health education campaign launched by the National Institutes of Health to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The USDA works to enhance the quality of life for people by supporting the production of agriculture.


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