6 Non-dairy Calcium containing Foods

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Calcium is the well-known mineral vital for bone growth and strength. But it is just one benefit of it. This amazing mineral also needed for proper functioning of heart muscles and brain cells. It also works to fight cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure. If you are suffering from heart problems get help from the best heart specialist in Karachi, Lahore or any other main city of Pakistan via Marham. We need about 300-400 milligrams of absorbed calcium per day to gain all these benefits. Dairy products are a good source of calcium indeed but if you are unable to take it due to lactose intolerance, weight issues or just due to unliking of taste then here are some other food items which you can eat to maintain normal calcium levels.

Dark, Leafy Greens:

Dark leafy greens are a really good replacement for dairy products to take calcium. Collard Greens, Turnip Greens, Bok Choy, Kale, and Broccoli are packed with a high quantity of calcium while spinach and seaweed ranked low in the list but still have a good amount of this mineral.

Dark, Leafy Greens

Bone Broth:

Bone broth is an excellent source of not only calcium and many other minerals like phosphorus and potassium which work to enhance the advantages of calcium. A broth can be made from any meat like chicken, beef, lamb, bison or even fish bones and its regular intake will show the difference in days.


All kinds of seafood including fish are naturally enriched with all minerals and calcium is one of them. This food source also contains a surplus amount of vitamin D which enhances the absorption of calcium and increase its effectiveness.

Non-dairy Calcium containing Foods


The tiny nuts used since centuries for various health benefits. One of them is based on its calcium ingredient. Without doing any alteration in diet only regular intake of almonds will save you from calcium deficiency.

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The tasty sweaty treat is not only to satisfy your sugar cravings but also helps to maintain normal calcium level. You can take these as day snack or dates jam is also a good option.


Delicious fruit is not only provided you vitamin C alone. Yes, buddy oranges are also a replacement for milk products to get calcium.

  • So now immediately add these ingredients to your grocery list to avoid calcium deficiency even saying no to dairy products.
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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.