Thursday, August 9, 2012
Calcium and the TOP PRODUCING FOODS
Others sources are leafy green vegetables like Kale cooked without the stem, just 3/4 of a cup is 187 mg. Then a 1/2 cup Spinach adds 83 mg. Turnips greens for around 3 ounces 100 mg and Broccoli 50 mg for 1 cup
Pinto beans found in chili's 1 cup is 80 mg.
Seafood especially shrimp raw 63 mg, and Scallops 115mg for 3 1/2 ounces. Salmon canned is also an option with 180 mg in 3 ounces.
Other foods such as Figs draws about 126 mg in 5 medium figs.
Calcium can't be absorbed without Vitamin D and it is recommended to get at least 15 minutes in the sun a day which adds some and then take supplements, most adults need 1200 mg a day. Talk to your doctor what is best recommended for your age.
A well balanced diets along with supplements along with weight bearing excercise such as brisk walking, will increase good bone health.
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