These 5 sources of calcium other than milk

Because of an intolerance or by choice, many people do not consume milk. Here are 5 foods where they can find calcium.

Tofu

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Tofu is a cheese made from the curdling of soy milk. It can be obtained by two processes, either thanks to the action of magnesium chloride, or thanks to that of calcium. It is in the second case, that tofu is a good alternative to cow’s milk, it is then a very good source of calcium.

Sardines

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Rarely is a food of animal origin a good alternative to cow’s milk as a source of calcium. Yet sardines are an exception. They are generally eaten with their bones and in the latter we find 175 mg of calcium per 100 g.

The seaweeds

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If they are not one of the foods most consumed by the French, seaweed is a very good source of calcium. Wakame and dusle are seaweed widely used in Japanese cuisine and are easily assimilated by the body.

cruciferous vegetables

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Another alternative to cow’s milk, cruciferous vegetables. These are broccoli, cauliflower, kale or Chinese cabbage. The latter have high levels of calcium which are bioavailable, that is to say easily assimilated by the body.

Dry vegetables

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Pulses or legumes have a high protein content which allows you to reduce your meat consumption but also a good level of calcium which allows you to reduce the consumption of dairy products. Among these vegetables we find different kinds of beans (white, red), lentils or even quinoa.

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