Myths, stories and legends about calcium and vitamin D
Sosa Henríquez M, Gómez de Tejada Romero MJ
1. The mandatory calcium losses are:
d. Urine and feces about 1,000 mg daily
Compulsory calcium losses are estimated at about 1,000 mg daily, of which around 200 mg is due to calciuria and the remaining 800 mg due to fecal losses, due to calcium contained in pancreatic juices and calcium ingested and not absorbed.
2. A woman after menopause is advised to ingest daily:
d. 1,500 mg of calcium
In menopause, daily calcium recommendations have been estimated at 1,500 mg daily by the National Health Institute (NIH).