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August, 15, 2018
Calcium Function: In addition to its well-known role in bone structure, calcium has many other functions in the body. These include regulation of blood vessel diameter (vasoconstriction and vasodilation), nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, and the function of normal blood clotting mechanisms. Consequently, the body carefully regulates blood calcium levels - at the expense of bone calcium if dietary intake of calcium is not adequate.

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