11 Foods with More Calcium Than a Glass of Milk

By | March 30, 2019

Leafy greens

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Leafy greens are a great source of calcium, especially dark greens like spinach, mustard leaves, bok choy, turnip greens, and kale. Two cups of turnip greens contain about 394 milligrams of calcium, and two cups of kale contain 188 milligrams. If you don’t like eating these dark leafy greens in your salad, try mixing them into a smoothie or adding them to a sandwich.

Citrus juice

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An 8-ounce glass of calcium-fortified orange juice contains 350 milligrams of calcium, a perfect way to get in your daily goal with breakfast. Make sure to shake the juice before you drink it as sometimes the calcium can settle at the bottom. Watch out for these signs you’re not getting enough calcium.

Dried figs

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If you want a sweet way to get your daily dose of calcium, eat dried figs. One and a half cups of dried figs contain 320 milligrams of calcium. But remember, they’re also high in calories, so don’t get carried away.

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