Calcium Facts

The intake of calcium is an essential part of your daily routine. Unfortunately it can be very difficult for people who are lactose intolerant. You can increase your intake of calcium by taking a calcium supplement and by using the following to give you a guide on how to obtaining calcium without having dairy products.

The recommended daily dietary intake of calcium:

Children: 400-1400 milligrams
Adults: 400-800 milligrams
Pregnancy: 900-1300 milligrams


Foods that are high in calcium
milligrams of calcium per 100 grams
Sesame Seeds 1160
Curry Powder 645
Spinach (3=60g) 600
Sardines – canned (60g) 460
Parsley sprigs (2=5g) 330
Figs (2=75g) 280
Fish paste (5g) 280
Almonds (10=15g) 250
Mussels (12=120g) 200
Oysters (12=120g) 190
Brazil nuts (5=20g) 180
Prawns (6=120g) 150
Spring Onions (4=20g) 140
Pepper 130
Vegemite (3g) 90