15 Best Calcium Sources

October 13, 2011

Along with three cups of milk, have a serving or two of any of these foods to get more than 1,000 milligrams of calcium.

Along with three cups of milk, have a serving or two of any of these foods to get more than 1,000 milligrams of calcium.

FOOD

CALCIUM Milligrams

Milk skim and low fat1 cup 300
Tofu set with calcium1/2 cup 258
Yogurt1 cup average of low-fat brands 250
Orange juice - calcium fortified8 ounces 240
Ready-to-eat cereal - calcium fortified1 cup 200
Mozzarella cheese - part-skim1 ounce 182
Canned salmon with bones3 ounces 181
Collards1/2 cup cooked 179
Ricotta cheese - part-skim1/4 cup 169
Bread - calcium fortified160
Cottage cheese - 1% fat1 cup 138
Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons 138
Navy beans1 cup cooked 128
Turnips1/2 cup cooked 124
Broccoli1 cup cooked 94