Here are 8 great calcium sources


Dark leafy Green vegetables: Dark leafy greens are great sources of calcium; especially varieties such as kale and spinach. Make Green smoothies with these guys for the kiddies.

Broccoli:  Broccoli is great source of calcium; raw or cooked. It holds many other very important nutrients too. It is a nutritional powerhouse so juice it, blend it or lightly steamed. Great as little trees for snacks and dipping in avocado or humus.

Almonds:  Almonds contain more calcium than any other nut. Almonds and almond butter are great sources of calcium so swap your peanut butter for almond butter. Or try some almond milk.

Sesame seeds/Tahini: Tahini is a great product to have in your fridge. You can add it to salad dressings, or cut up apple pieces to dip in it. It has a nutty flavour and is super high in calcium.

Whole flaxseeds: Sprinkle these on your breakfast or ground up in baked goods. Always go for whole seeds, as the refined versions have no calcium whatsoever.

Figs:  YUM! Figs are delicious and a good source of calcium. Great snack.

Chia Seeds:  Many people are unaware that chia seeds are super high in calcium. You can add them to everything; Breakfasts, soups, smoothies.

Hot tip to improve calcium absorption: Vitamin D helps improve calcium absorption. Food and sunlight are your two sources for vitamin D so enjoy some sun time.

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