8 Ways to Get More Calcium in Your Diet
This important mineral does more than build bones. Find out how you can get more of it in your diet with these simple foods.
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Low-Fat or Skim Milk
Milk is one of the most versatile ways to get calcium. A single cup supplies almost a third of the calcium you need each day. Pour it on your cereal, use it to make hot cocoa or blend it with a frozen banana or chopped mango for a healthy milkshake.
Low-Fat or Nonfat Yogurt
In addition to being a great vegetarian protein, tofu is also an excellent source of calcium, supplying 25 percent of what you need each day. Just make sure the tofu is "calcium-set" (this is usually the kind that is packaged with liquid, not sealed in a box).