Calcium

Signs of deficiency:

  1. Muscle cramps
  2. Insomnia
  3. Tooth decay
  4. Weak and brittle nails
  5. Convulsions
  6. Decreased appetite
  7. Numbness and tingling in fingers
  8. Lethargy
  9. Abnormal heart rhythms

Benefits:

  1. Bone health and growth
  2. Decreased risk of osteoporosis
  3. Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  4. Lower cholesterol levels
  5. Lower blood pressure
  6. Decreased risk of kidney stones
  7. Weight loss aid
  8. Reduced premenstrual symptoms (PMS)