Adding more veggies to your diet may help you get the calcium you need, but if you’re physically active, it might not be enough. The question is, exactly how much calcium do you need?
To get your recommended 1,000mg per day, you may have to make adjustments to your plates. The most calcium-rich foods are broccoli, low fat cheese, low fat yogurt, almonds, and dark leafy greens. However, this set of calcium-rich foods will only get you 83% of the way. If you’re physically active, pregnant, or over the age of 55, supplementing might be your best option to ensure you’re getting the calcium you need.
Take this handy infographic to show you how you can get the calcium you need!