Friday, 1 July 2011

Non Dairy Calcium

It’s been pounded into us that we need calcium for healthy bones. 
When asked which foods are rich in calcium we think milk, cheese, yoghurt.
If you’re sick of dairy or if dairy makes you sick, here’s the good news…
Milk isn’t the only game in town!
Here are 6 non-dairy options that are bursting with calcium:
Leafy Greens – Kale, broccoli, bok choy, collards, etc.
Root Vegetables – Rutabaga, sweet potatoes, squash
Nuts & Seeds – Sesame seeds, almonds pine nuts
Beans & Legumes – Kidney beans, black beans
Fermented & Organic Soy – Tofu, miso, tempeh
Others - Almond butter, sea vegetables, cocoa, figs

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