Center for Young Women's Health

Calcium Quiz

 

It is important to get enough calcium because calcium is a mineral that keeps your bones strong. Your muscles and nerves also need calcium to work.

 

Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough calcium!

1. How often do you drink milk (dairy, soy, or rice), eat cheese, have yogurt, or drink fruit juice with added calcium?

Never or hardly ever
A few times a week
Once a day
Twice a day
At least three times per day

 

2. How often do you eat pudding, ice cream, or frozen yogurt?

Never or hardly ever
A few times a week
Once a day
Twice a day
At least three times per day

 

3. How often do you eat cereal with added calcium (here are some examples)?

Never or hardly ever.
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Almost every day
Every day

 

4. How often do you eat grilled cheese, Mexican food, lasagna, or pizza?

Never or hardly ever
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Almost every day
At least once per day

 

5. How often do you eat almonds, tofu, crab, canned salmon, or sardines?

Never or hardly ever. Tofu isn't for me.
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Almost every day
At least once per day

 

6. How often do you take a calcium supplement (like Tums, Viactiv, or a generic brand)?

Never or hardly ever
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Almost every day
At least once a day

 

   

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