Women aged 19-50 years old need about 1000mg of calcium daily. We use about 400-500mg of calcium per day while going about our daily routine. If our diet is low in calcium, there may not be enough calcium available in the blood to replenish the ones in the bones. Having enough daily calcium intake helps us maintain strong bones and total body health.
Green, leafy vegetables are great sources of calcium and so are salmon, sardines, shellfish, almonds, nuts and dried beans. Most of us get our calcium from dairy products such as milk, yogurt, and cheese. However, some of us have other dietary concerns that limit our consumption of certain calcium-rich food. It is good to know though that there are milk products that are specifically formulated for women like us. Athena Milk for Women is one such milk drink that provides balanced nutrition for active women.
I received a sample a few months back and have been regularly drinking it since then. Not only does it taste good, it is also nutrient-rich. One glass with 35g of Athena powdered milk provides you with 475mg of calcium. Aside from the high calcium content that is essential for bone health, it also provides the nutrients, such as vitamins D and K, magnesium and phosphorus, which help maintain strong bones. Our immune system is also given a boost by anti-oxidants like vitamins A & E and zinc. These anti-oxidants also help maintain healthy skin to keep us looking good AND young. Aside from having all these nutrients, Athena is also low in fat which means you can enjoy drinking a couple of glasses a day without worrying about added calories.
Whether you are a stay-at-home mom like me running after little kids while making sure that the house is running like clockwork or a working mom caught in the hustle and bustle of the corporate jungle while making sure that you still have enough time and energy for spending quality time with your family, you need all the help you can get to keep fit, look good, and feel good. It is great to know that Athena Milk for Women can provide us with our special nutritional needs that enable us to balance work, family and personal time.