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1/2 cup broccoli = 89 mg of calciumIt is estimated that fifty to sixty percent of Americans do not meet their calcium needs.This leads to bone fractures and breaks in the elderly.With new calcium supplemented products popping up in our grocery stores everyday, it has become easier and easier to meet the requirements. 1 oz. cheese = 204 mg calciumIndividuals at high risk:(1) Anyone under 5’ 8” naturally has smaller bones(2) Wheelchair bound individuals have less opportunity for physical activity, which makes your bones stronger and more dense.(3) Individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

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1 cup milk = 297 mg calcium              


Sources of Calcium
1 cup milk, 297mg.  1 cup yogurt, 314 mg.  1 oz cheese, 204 mg.  1/2 cup turnips, 246 mg.  1/2 cup ice cream, 137 mg.  3/4 cup kale, 179 mg.  1/4 cup almonds, 94 mg.  1/2 cup broccoli, 89 mg.  1/2 cup cottage cheese, 77 mg.  1 medium orange, 60mg.  1/2 cup dried beans, 42 mg.  1 slice wheat bread 18mg.
 

Look for these calcium
fortified products
in your grocery store:

  • orange juice and other juices
  • hot and cold cereals
  • bread
  • waffles
  • breakfast bars

1 medium orange = 60 mg of calcium.


For more information or to schedule
an appointment to discuss what
we can do for you, contact us at:

Email:Jennifer@gnsdietitians.com
Phone: 505.332.8070  
Fax: 505.275.6678
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