Milk consumption at all time low. The cost of that are?

Is It Necessary To Give Calcium To Our Kids

Deficiency in calcium results in stunted growth, rickets, anemia, bone loss, poor dental health and growth.

72% of the calcium in US comes from dairy products. The Federal Governments food pyramid says that children between the ages of 9-18 need at least 3 servings of dairy products. It is seen that we are falling short of this requirement. Only 30 percent of teenage boys and 12% of teenage girls meet this recommendation. USDA also says that the current Vitamin B12 deficiency is on the rise in the young and old leading to anemia and other sickness.

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