December 12, 2013
Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
Green, leafy vegetables are great sources
(HealthDay News) -- Calcium is essential for strong, healthy bones. And there are plenty of nutritious food sources to choose from.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests these calcium-rich foods:
- Leafy green veggies, including kale, bok choy and broccoli.
- Soft-bone fish, such as sardines and salmon.
- Grains, many breads and pastas.
- Calcium-fortified beverages and cereals.