Calcium, Vitamin D, and Your Bones

Health and Wellness Nutrition Education

Better together for bone health

Reviews recommended amounts of calcium and vitamin D for children and adults, the role these nutrients play in bone health, risks associated with too much calcium or vitamin D, and calcium sources. This site is also available in Spanish.

More about vitamin D for health professionals, including sources of this nutrient, can be found here, and consumer-focused information is also available in English and Spanish. Additional information about vitamins and minerals can be found on the What's in Food page.

Calcium Vitamin D and Your Bones
Developed by: HHS, NIH, Medline Plus