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Surprising Side Effects of Not Eating Enough Calcium, Says Science

We all remember those commercials with our favorite celebrity donning a milk mustache. Although silly, those milk mustaches ingrained a key message for many of us: dairy is packed with nutrients that support strong, healthy bones. Namely, calcium is the superstar nutrient found in dairy products. Without calcium, our muscles and bones wouldn't function properly. Turns out, there are many mega side effects of not eating enough calcium in your diet. Here's what you need to know, and for even more healthy eating tips, be sure to check out our list of The 7 Healthiest Foods to Eat Right Now . 1 Muscle Spasms Not eating enough calcium will cause muscle spasms! Calcium works at the cellular level within the muscles to contract properly during activity . Thus, we need adequate calcium to efficiently move and exercise to our fullest potential. There's a reason milk has been long recommended as a post-workout drink! The calcium and natural electrolytes help replenish the m