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2 Calcium Science Calcium Healthy Teeth Emerging Evidence Weight Management Healthy Bones Existing Science Nerve, muscle, heart function Blood Clotting

3 Calcium Intake and Kids

4 Inadequate Calcium Intake by Age + % Below AI * 63% 39% 47% 84% 74% *AI = Adequate Intake level as set by the National Academy of Sciences: 1-3 yrs = 500mg, 4-8 yrs = 800mg, 9-18yrs = 1300mg 9-12 yr olds are the most deficient age demographic of children + NHANES ’99-’00

5 Blacks are the most deficient ethnic demographic of children TotalHispanic (Non-Hispanic) White (Non-Hispanic) Black Other Inadequate Calcium Intake by Ethnicity + % Below AI 63% 62% 61% 74% 69% + NHANES ’99-’00

6 Inadequate Calcium Intake by Gender + % Below AI 63% 58% 69% Females are the more deficient gender demographic of children + NHANES ’99-’00

7 Highly Calcium Deficient Demographics ++  58% of 2-5 yr old black + boys  50% of 6-8 yr old white + boys  59% 6-8 yr old black + girls  84% of 9-12 yr olds  88% of black + and white + girls  74% of yr olds  87% of Hispanic girls  93% of black + girls + Non-Hispanic ++ NHANES ’99-’00

8 Important Food Sources of Calcium  Calcium-fortified cereals  Yogurt +  Calcium-fortified orange juice  Soybeans, cooked  Cheese +  Sardines +  Collard, cooked +  Milk (Whole, 2%, 1%, Skim)  Turnip greens, cooked + Indicates an excellent source

9 #1 Yogurt Brand 1.5 Protein Equivalent #1 Kid Yogurt 1 Protein Equivalent Yogurt in Tube 0.5 Protein Equivalent #1 8oz Brand 2 Protein Equivalent #1 Yogurt Smoothie General Mills’ Calcium Solutions in Yogurt

10 Additional Health Benefits of Yogurt  Protein  Essential for growth, repair and maintenance of tissues  Potassium  Helps maintain fluid and electrolyte balance and cell integrity  Riboflavin  Promotes healthy skin, eyes and clear vision  Phosphorus  Important for bone development  Vitamin A (fortified)  Helps maintain normal vision and immune system  Vitamin D (fortified)  Helps the body absorb and use calcium  Live and active cultures  Help digest lactose, making foods that contain them, like yogurt, easier for the lactose intolerant to digest

11 General Mills’ Calcium Solutions in Cereal

12 Additional Health Benefits of Cereal  Children, aged 4-12, who frequently eat cereal are more likely to have a healthy body weight than those who eat cereal infrequently 1  Children who frequently eat cereal obtain fewer of their calories from fat, eat less cholesterol and consume more dietary fiber 1  Ready-to-eat cereals are a top source of key nutrients in children's diets 2  #1 source of Vit A, folic acid and iron  #2 source of fiber  #3 source of zinc and magnesium  Children who frequently eat cereal have higher intakes of several essential vitamins and minerals, including calcium, iron and folic acid 1 2 Subar AF, Krebs-Smith SM, Cook A, Kahle LL. Pediatrics 1998;102: Eldridge AL, Goebel MT, Albertson AM, Crockett SJ, J AM Diet Assoc. 2003;103:

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14 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS DIVISION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH LITERACY REFERENCE SOURCE: BELL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH AND NUTRITION GENERAL MILLS PRESENTATION PERMITTED FOR INDIVIDUAL CLASSROOM USE


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