How Much Calcium & Vitamin D Do I Need?

Recommended Daily Allowance*

Age
Elemental Calcium
(mg/day)
Vitamin D3
(IU/day)
     
4 to 8 years
(boys & girls)
800
200
     
9 to 18 years
(boys & girls)
1300
200
     
19 to 50 years
(men & women)
1000
400 to 1000
     
50 years and older
(men and women)
1200
800 to 2000
     
Pregnant women
1000
400

 

* From all sources (diet and supplement). Please consult with your physician regarding medical conditions which may require adjustments to daily recommendations.