Calcium (Alkaline Mineral)
Calcium is necessary for making the strong bones, strong teeth, nerves activity, and balancing blood flow. Bones are not made by Calcium only, Phosphorus is also required. It’s ratio is 2:1. In human body, available Calcium is 1200gm approx. and phosphorus is 400 – 700gm gm approx.
Calcium deficiency causes poor development of teeth and bones. bones becomes brittle. Teeth start softening, there is danger of rickets in children, heart beat gets disturbed, nervous weakness is caused, muscles vibrate and get stiffened up. A pregnant woman needs more calcium because its required for foetus development and lactation woman needs more calcium for milk feeding.
Calcium and Magnesium enhance each other’s absorption and utilization in the body.
Sources of Calcium in Naturopathy
Yuvaan Nature Foundation provides the knowledge about the nutrition to the people so that people can take health benefits in their life by consuming the Nutritional food items. Calcium is one of the most important mineral for our routine life activity to keep our body healthy and energetic, prevent from many diseases or ailments related to mainly bones and teeth.
Sesame(White Til) is a storehouse of calcium, green grass (Dub Ghas) has high quality calcium abundance. Other calcium sources are milk & dairy products, Fortified foods, carrot, aniseed, turnip, cabbage, green vegetables, sweet lemon, water chest nut (singhara), masoor, almond, figs, in the chaff of grains, Ragi etc.
Health Benefits of Calcium (i.e. Functions of Calcium)
Calcium is an essential mineral for body functions because it –
- Builds and maintains healthy bones and teeth.
- Regulate heart beat by contraction and relaxation of muscles.
- Conducts nerve impulses.
- Stimulates hormone secretion.
- Helps in clotting blood.
Anyone who –
- Increased need for calcium supplementation such as women, children, adolescents, elderly & pregnant women.
- Lactose intolerance.
- Inadequate dietary intake
Note : In Naturopathy Treatment System, Yuvaan Naturopathy & Ayurved Center is one of the most trusted center related to Calcium related ailments. Calcium may play a major role to treat the people i.e. cure the ailments from the roots i.e. Joints Pain, Nervous System, Muscles functions like heart beat, Low energy, etc.