• Can't Consume Dairy?: 7 Plant-Based Foods Rich in Calcium

    1 month ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    It's not hard to get enough dietary calcium if you consume dairy products, but what if you're lactose intolerant or eat a vegan diet? That makes it a bit more challenging. Calcium is an essential mineral and the most abundant mineral in bones and teeth. Plus, you need calcium on a minute-by-minute basis to support muscle, heart, and nerve function. How much calcium you need each day?
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention :
    Women ages 19 to 50 need 1,000 milligrams of calcium a day.
    Women over 50 need 1,200 milligrams a day.
    Men under 70 need 1,000 milligrams of...
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