Asian countries barely consume half the recommended daily intake of calcium

Within China, India & Indonesia, Asia’s most populous countries, the average intake stands at around 338mg per day. This is far below the recommended daily intake of 1,000mg. Other Asian countries have a similarly low calcium intake ranging between 175mg to 500mg per day.



Should Children Take Vitamin Supplements?

According to the Deparment of Health, parents should provide vitamin supplements for children between the ages of 6 months and five years. Children should be consuming vitamin A, C and D supplements, as well as calcium government advice says.

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