All You Need To Know About Calcium Deficiency

Where can I get calcium from?

Calcium can be found in a lot of food, especially animal sources such as dairy milk, yogurt, cheeses, egg whites, canned salmon and sardines, trout and clams. You can also find this mineral in plant sources like soy milk, tofu, spinach, black-eyed peas, okra, acorn squash, bak choy, dried figs, apricots, almonds, sesame seeds, and tahini.

Here are some of the highest calcium sources and the amount of calcium in 100 grams of each source:

  • Cheese: 1184 mg, 91% of daily calcium intake
  • Tofu: 683 mg, 53% of daily calcium intake
  • Yogurt: 199 mg, 15% of daily calcium intake
  • Milk: 122 mg, 9% of daily calcium intake
  • Spinach: 136 mg, 10% of daily calcium intake
  • Clams: 92 mg, 7% of daily calcium intake
  • Trout: 86 mg, 7% of daily calcium intake