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What non-dairy foods are good sources of calcium?

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Calcium-fortified orange juice, 6 ounces 375 mg

Canned sardines with bones, 3 ounces 325 mg

Firm tofu made with calcium sulfate, 1/2 cup 253 mg

Canned salmon with bone, 3 ounces 181 mg

Calcium-fortified breakfast cereal, 1 cup 100-1,000 mg

Boiled turnip greens, 1/2 cup 99 mg

Cooked fresh kale, 1 cup 94 mg

From: Calcium: What You Should Know WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: "Calcium."

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: "Draft Recommendation Statement."

CDC: "Calcium and Bone Health."

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "All About Calcium Supplements."

Kuanrong L. , June 2012. Heart

National Osteoporosis Foundation: "Calcium: What You Should Know."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on August 07, 2018

SOURCES:

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: "Calcium."

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: "Draft Recommendation Statement."

CDC: "Calcium and Bone Health."

Brigham and Women's Hospital: "All About Calcium Supplements."

Kuanrong L. , June 2012. Heart

National Osteoporosis Foundation: "Calcium: What You Should Know."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on August 07, 2018

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