Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Dairy-Free Natural Sources of Calcium

Thanks to Nomnomnom, who seems to have a Blogger account but not (yet) an actual blog, I can recommend Health Lady's short list of dairy-free natural sources of calcium, here:

http://www.healthlady.com/articles/non-dairy-foods-high-in-calcium/comment-page-1/#comment-43509

The reason why some of the greens on the list haven't been considered a better source of calcium than cows' milk, for all these years, is that they contain phytochemicals that interfere with the absorption of calcium. Which greens are easiest for the body to use as calcium sources? I want to know more!