How much calcium is in these foods? Prepare to be amazed! | Viva!

How much calcium is in these foods? Prepare to be amazed!

The following table shows how much calcium is present in a range of calcium-rich foods.

“There’s no reason to drink cows’ milk at any time in your life. It was designed for calves, not humans, and we should all stop drinking it today”
Dr. Frank A. Oski, Former Director of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University

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Food (and serving size) Calcium (milligrams)
Cauldron Foods Organic Plain Tofu
(one pack – 250g)
500
Sesame seeds (25g – a small handful) 168
Sunflower seeds (25g – a small handful) 28
Broccoli (80g portion boiled in
unsalted water)
32
Curly kale (80g portion boiled in
unsalted water)
120
Watercress (80g portion raw) 136
Almonds (30g – a small handful) 72
Brazil nuts (30g – a small handful) 87
Alpro Soya Milk (200ml glass) 240
Dried Figs (100g – four to six pieces of fruit) 250
Tahini (10g – two teaspoonfuls
generously spread on one piece of
toast or stirred into a bowl of soup)
68
Wholemeal bread (2 slices) 100
Muesli (Swiss style or crunchy) 100
Baked beans (small tin 200g) 100
Dhal/lentils (cooked 5tbsp) 200
Kidney beans (2tbsp) 70
Orange (medium) 75