Dairy Free – What Are Good Vegan Sources of Calcium?

Dairy Free – What Are Good Vegan Sources of Calcium?

calciumforvegansQ I have been a vegetarian for the last 17 years. Now I want to give up dairy products too. Could you please tell me what should I eat to give my body calcium?

 

A The following foods are excellent sources for calcium:

  • tofu
  • soymilk
  • sesame seeds, (sesame nut butter a.k.a. tahini) along with other nuts
  • green leafy vegetables such as kale, collards etc.
  • molasses
  • sea vegetables
  • avocado
  • butternut squash
  • artichokes
  • brussel sprouts
  • asparagus
  • green beans
  • mulberries
  • gooseberries

Ann Gentry

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Ann Gentry is a chef, restaurateur, food educator and visionary. She opened Real Food Daily in Los Angeles 1993, a totally vegan and organic restaurant that has since spawned another in West Hollywood. Please visit Real Food Daily to find out more about this truly unique restaurant and to learn more about Ann Gentry.

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