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Bone Health Quick Tips (Page 6)

Look Beyond Yogurt And Milk

5. Look Beyond Yogurt And Milk

The best sources of calcium are dairy foods, particularly because they also contain vitamin D, which helps you absorb the calcium. But don’t worry if milk and cheese turn you different shades of green: you’ve got plenty of options for good sources of calcium, such as fortified cereals, nori (Japanese seaweed), broccoli, bok choy, fortified orange juice and oysters. So next time you go food shopping, grab the OJ fortified with calcium and vitamin D and a bunch of broccoli and bok choy for a calcium-packed refrigerator.

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