5 Non-Dairy Foods With Calcium

Don’t eat or don’t like dairy? These non-dairy options pack a calcium wallop.

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[See 6 Easy Ways to Add Nutritious Soy to Your Diet.]

Supplements

If you're still having trouble meeting the recommended 1,000 to 1,300 mg. of calcium each day, you can always reach for a supplement that offers your day's worth. Food manufacturers are also making this goal easier by adding calcium to many of their products (including flour and breakfast cereals) in a way that maximizes absorption. Calcium-fortified orange juice has 500 mg. in each cup, so a few glasses each day should be all you'll need.

[See Vitamins and Supplements: Do They Work?]


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