Calcium Rich Foods

CALCIUM FOR THE BODY

Recommended daily allowance (RDA)
When a bone is broken you must first you make sure you need the recommended daily allowance of 800mg per day

Excessive calcium in the diet should be avoid as it can lead to too much vitamin D. Kidney stones and calcifation in the heart & kidneys.

Aiming for more can speed up recovery without compromising recovery or our general health.

Calcium rich foods include
In the highest order of calcium

Cheese – Swiss cheese 25% better than cheddar cheese
Almonds
Parsley
Corn Tortillas
Milk – calcium fortified better source
Prunes
Pumpkin seeds
Cabbage
Some brands of natural mineral water.

Other foods containing calcium- Cream, Ice cream, milk, Tofu & yoghurt (found in dairy products) fruit juice (calcium fortified) Tined boned salmon, Spinach, Orange Broccoli,

Cheese types Gruyere, Mozzarella, Cream Cheese, and Cottage Cheese

Calcium ascorbate powder from most health stores.
The best forms stop stomach acidity and diaharore

AVOID
Alcohol, Caffeine drinks (coffee & tea) no exercise all hinder calcium absorption

What is calcium needed for?
Needed for clotting blood, improves bone density, healthy heart, healthy nerves, muscle contraction, skin and teeth.

Calcium deficient symptoms
Arthritis
Insomnia
Joint pain
Muscle cramps
Nervousness
Tooth decay
Tremors