What Does Calcium Do for Your Bones?

Strong Bones Start Here!

Calcium is like a superhero for your bones. It makes them strong and tough!

Why Your Bones Love Calcium

Without calcium, your bones would be weak and could easily break.

How Much Calcium Do You Need?

Kids like you need about 1,000 mg of calcium every day. That's like drinking about three glasses of milk!

Milk, cheese, and yogurt are awesome for getting your daily calcium.

Best Foods for Bone Power

Broccoli, kale, and orange juice with calcium are great too!

Not a Milk Fan? No Problem!

Calcium's Helpers: Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium better. Sunshine is a great source!

What Happens as You Grow?

As you get taller, calcium keeps your bones growing strong.

Your bones are storing calcium every day to keep them strong as you grow!