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Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium

(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.

  • Tofu.

  • Grains, many breads and pastas.

  • Calcium-fortified beverages and cereals.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 12/13/2013
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