Dairy free calcium sources for your diet




Calcium rich options for the dairy  free diet

Herbs:  Basil, oregano, and thyme all have over 80 mg of calcium per tablespoon, so make good on recipes that include these tasty spices.
Green Vegetables:  Broccoli, kale, spinach, and Swiss chard are good sources of calcium.  Be careful how much spinach you have in your diet 
as it also contains compounds that inhibit calcium absorption.
Nuts:  A cup of almonds beats a cup of milk when it comes to calcium.  What?  Brazil nuts are also a good choice, packing a whopping 213 mg. of calcium per cup.
Seeds:  A cup of flax seeds contains 428 mg. of calcium among all the other beneficial compounds found in the superfood.
Garlic:  A bulb of garlic contains many nutrients and has a score of health benefits.  Yes, calcium is one of them so don't hold back on the garlic


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