By dave | November 1, 2016

calcium containing food

What is Calcium?

Calcium is a very well researched and understood mineral. Building strong bones, healthy teeth, and regulating muscle contractions are the main things it does for us. Calcium is always present in the blood, if we ever get short of calcium our bodies start to use the reserve supply in our bones! It is important to ensure we get enough calcium.

How could Calcium help my body?

Calcium helps to build strong bones and teeth. It is particularly important for woman as it has been shown to help reduce the chances of osteoporosis. Vitamin D helps the body to absorb calcium.

Foods that are high in Calcium

  • Almonds
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Broccoli
  • Green Leafy Vegetables
  • Figs
  • Milk ( and Fortified Soya Milk )
  • Swede
  • Parsley
  • Tahini
  • Tofu
  • Watercress