Please suggest some calcium rich foods.
Q: I am a 52 years old man getting fractures often at the slightest of impacts. However, the fractures are mild. The doctor has advised me to take a lot of calcium. Which foods apart from milk contain more calcium?
A:Food sources of calcium
- Milk - in any form - you can supplement milk in daily diet by taking it in the form of low fat yoghurt and low fat cheese, cottage cheese. Milk is the richest source of calcium.
- Spinach - preferably steamed or just boiled in little water - cooking may result in some loss of calcium.
- Ragi, Rajma, Peas
- Sardines, Salmon
- Turnip (shalgam), Ladies finger (bhindi), Broccoli
- Sesame seeds, Almonds