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                                 Are You Getting Enough Calcium?
Directions:
Think about your eating habits. Please check    each box under the picture of a food and beverage that you eat one or more times per week.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Powdered
                                                                                                                                                                                           drinks made
                                                                                                                                                                                           with milk
                                                                                                                                                                                           (Example: hot
                                                                                                                                                                                           chocolate)
  Milk: beverage or in cooking            Cheese                                       Cottage Cheese                                                   Yogurt



                                                                                                                                                                          • Count the boxes you checked
                                               Potatoes                                                                                                                   • How many boxes did you
                                               made with
                                                                                                                                                    Calcium-
                Calcium-                                                                                                                            fortified               check?__________
                                               milk or cheese                                                                                                             • Did you check FIVE boxes or
                Fortified                                                                                     Pizza
                                               (Example:                                                                                             cereal                 more?
                Orange Juice
                                               mashed or                                                                                                                    [ ] Yes        [ ] No
                                               scalloped)
                                                                                                                                      Turn page over for list.            If YES, you are probably eating
                                                                                                                                                                          enough calcium-rich foods.
                                                                                                                                                                          If NO, you are encouraged to
                                                                                                                                                                          eat more calcium-rich foods and
                                                                                                                                                                          you may need to take a calcium
                                                                                                                                                                          supplement.




                This screener is a quick and rough way for determining if you are getting too little calcium from the foods you eat.

                                                   University of California, Berkeley • Center for Weight & Health • http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/cwh/
                                                                                    Project funded by USDA, FSNEP
                                                                                        Revised September 2006
Calcium-fortified cereals
Directions:
Check each calcium-fortified cereal below that you eat one or more times per week. If you check any of these cereals, please be sure that you check the
calcium-fortified cereal box on the front.
                                                                                                                           Nutrition Facts
                                                                                                                           Per 1 ddd
                                                                                                                           Per 1 cup (30g)
                                                                                                                                                                       Plus 125 mL
                                                                                                                           Amount                        Cereal Only   2% P.S. Milk
                                                                                                                           Calories                            120            180
                                                                                                                                                                   % Daily Value
                                                                                                                           Fat 2 g*                             3%            7%
                                                                                                                                       Saturated 0.4 g
                                                                                                                                       + Trans 0 g
                                                                                                                                                                2%           10%
                                                                                                                           Cholesterol 0 mg
                                                                                                                           Sodium 270 mg                      11%            14%
                                                                                                                           Carbohydrate 22 g                   7%             9%
                                                                                                                                       Fiber 3 g              12%            12%
                                                                                                                                       Sugars 1 g
                                                                                                                           Protein 4 g
                                                                                                                           Vitamin A                            0%            8%
                                                                                                                           Vitamin C                            0%            2%
                                                                                                                           Calcium                              4%           20%
                                                                                                                           Iron                               30%            30%
                                                                                                                           Vitamin D                            0%           25%
                                                                                                                           Thiamine                             4%            8%
                                                                                                                           Riboflavin                           2%           15%
                                                                                                                           Niacin                               6%           15%
                                                                                                                           Vitamin B6                         10%            15%
                                                                                                                           Folate                               8%           10%
                                                                                                                           Vitamin B12                          0%           25%
                                                                                                                           Pantothenate                         6%           10%
                                                                                                                           Phosphorus                         10%            25%
                                                                                                                           Magnesium                          15%            25%
                                                                                                                           Zinc                                 8%           15%
                                                                                                                           *Amount in cereal

				
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