Calcium Disorders and Recommended Dietary Allowance Quiz

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What is the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of calcium per day for adults?

800 mg/day

Which factor stimulates the absorption of calcium from the intestine by inducing the synthesis of calcium binding protein?

Vitamin D

What stimulates calcium absorption indirectly via activating vitamin D?

Parathyroid hormone (PTH)

Which type of diet favors the absorption of calcium?

High protein diet

What is known to increase the absorption of calcium by forming soluble complexes with the calcium ion?

Lactose

Test your knowledge about calcium disorders and the recommended dietary allowance for adults. Learn about the importance of calcium in the body and its effects on neuromuscular excitability and cardiac muscle.

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