Food & Nutrition

How to Get Calcium From Food

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Some good sources

Cultured soy yogurt, fortified

Orange juice, fortified

Sardines, canned, with edible bones

Soy milk, fortified

Collard greens, cooked

Turnip greens, cooked

Salmon, canned, with edible bones

Kale, Scotch, cooked

Bok choy, cooked (Chinese cabbage)

Figs, dried

Soybeans, green

Tofu, firm, calcium-set

Mustard greens, cooked

Okra, cooked



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