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Get Some Veggie Calcium

From the March 2005 edition of Healthy Times, here is Dr. Fuhrman’s list of the most healthful sources of calcium based on their calorie-to calcium ratios:
Calcium Content Per Calorie
Milligrams (mg)
 Bok choy, cooked
 Turnip greens, cooked  6.9
 Mustard greens, cooked
 Collard greens, cooked
 Romaine lettuce, raw
 Kale, cooked
 Sesame seeds, raw
 Broccoli, cooked
 Tofu, raw firm
 Green beans, cooked
 Soy beans, cooked
 Almond butter, raw  0.4

*Based on U.S. Department of Agriculture data.

For more on veggie-nutrient density, check out these previous posts:

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