Tweens and teens can get most of their daily calcium from:
3 cups of low-fat or fat-free milk (900 mg of calcium), AND
Additional servings of calcium-rich foods to get the 1,300 mg of calcium necessary to build strong bones for life.
3 cups of low-fat or fat-free milk (900 mg of calcium)
additional servings of calcium-rich foods (400 mg of calcium)
1,300 mg of calcium!
Starting around age nine, young people need almost twice as much calcium as younger kids.