Dairy milk falls short compared to these calcium sources.
They say you can't squeeze blood from a turnip, but can you squeeze calcium from kale? Calcium is an important part of a healthy diet, and it plays an essential role in bone density, muscle contraction, nerve function, blood pressure stability, and healing. Even though many people look to dairy to meet their calcium needs, it's not as beneficial as we once thought.
Dairy milk depletes calcium from your bones
, causing osteoporosis. As a result, you are more likely to have fractures and breaks in the bones. In a 12-year study, Harvard Nurses' Health Study found that those who consumed the most calcium from dairy foods broke more bones than those who rarely drank milk. With 77,761 participants, the results suggest that dairy milk is best left off our plates.
Instead, step away from the milk and pick up these healthy non-dairy alternatives to fulfill your calcium needs!
350 mg per ½ cup serving
300 mg per 1.5 ounces serving
210 mg per ½ cup serving
205 mg per ½ cup serving
190 mg per ½ cup serving
135mg per 5 figs serving
120 mg per ½ cup serving
: 104 mg per ½ cup serving
99 mg per ½ cup serving
93 mg per ¼ cup serving
51 mg per 1 tablespoon serving
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