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Deficiency & Toxicity

Deficiency & Toxicity

Calcium deficiency occurs when the body lacks sufficient amounts of the mineral to maintain a healthy state.  There are two types of calcium deficiency. Dietary Calcium Deficiency occurs when a person is not taking in the correct amount of calcium from food sources and Hypocalcaemia is a condition in which calcium levels are low in … Continue reading

History of Calcium

History of Calcium

             Sir Humphry Davy of England made the discovery of calcium in 1808. However, long before the element calcium was officially identified, calcium or compounds of calcium have been in used since the times of early Egyptians and Romans. These early civilization used a compound of the metal calcium called … Continue reading