plant based sources of calcium

Can you meet your Calcium needs without dairy? In short, hellz yes and then some.⠀

There’s more to calcium than dairy.⁠⠀

Plant sources of calcium offer other nutrients that are important for maintaining strong bones such as potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
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Calcium absorption can be affected by a variety of different factors so keep these in mind and as always, talk with your medical provider as needed:.

Things that Affect Absorption:

  • age⁠⠀
  • vitamin D⁠⠀
  • oxalates⁠⠀
  • other dietary factors⁠⠀

Fun Fact: Sodium competes with calcium for reabsorption, which is another reason why a diet high in salt can be less than optimal⁠!⁠⠀

So where else can you get your calcium> Here’s a fairly comprehensive list!


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So remember:⁠⠀
Consuming a diet rich in a variety of fruits and veggies is important for keeping bones healthy and dairy is not a necessary component (resistance training helps with bone health too!)

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