What Are Good Sources of Calcium?
Most people associate calcium with dairy products and on top of the list of their go-to sources of calcium are:
- Milk (i.e., rice, soy, almond)
- Cheese (i.e., Ricotta, Mozzarella, Cheddar)
- Ice cream
But there is a wide range of fruits and vegetables that are also good sources of calcium:
- Collard greens
- Broccoli rabe
- Green soybeans
- Bok choy
- Figs (dried)
- White beans
- Red beans
Some people also reach for seafood proteins like salmon, shrimp, and even sardines to obtain the necessary nutrients they need. There are also those who like getting their calcium from fortified food like cereals and oatmeal.
Calcium is such a critical component of the growth and development of your baby.
It is important to keep in mind that you are not only nurturing yourself in the process, but more so the child growing inside of you.
Make sure you get yourself all the nutrients you could to have a happy and healthy pregnancy journey.
Learn more about Being Pregnant here.