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Where Calcium Comes From

Milk and other dairy products are good sources of calcium. Most include vitamin D - also important for bone health - as an added ingredient.

But don't discount the many other calcium-fortified foods. Orange juice, soy products, and bread are only a few:

 

 

 

Calcium Content in Foods

It’s tricky to eat nutritious meals; many people aren’t coming close to meeting their requirements.
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Easy Cheddar Biscuits

A great gift, or a special treat for yourself.
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Rice Primavera

No reason in the world not to try this well-known sauce on rice - it’s delicious.
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Noodle Casserole

No more fiddling with lasagna noodles!
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Cauliflower Bake

A tasty way to up your calcium and veggie intake.
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Fruity Dessert Crunch

Oatmeal isn’t just for breakfast. Try it at any meal, such as brunch!
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Sources

  1. Dietitians of Canada. (2012, May 11). Food Sources of Calcium. Retrieved from http://www.dietitians.ca/Nutrition-Resources-A-Z/Factsheets/Osteoporosis/Food-Sources-of-Calcium.aspx
  2. Osteoporosis Canada (n.d.). Calculate my Calcium. Retrieved from http://www.osteoporosis.ca/osteoporosis-and-you/nutrition/calculate-my-calcuim/ 
  3. Canadian Nutrient File. Department of Health, Canada