Eating for Spine Health: Dairy-Free Sources of Calcium Slideshow

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Dairy is a great source of calcium—but it’s not the only one.

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Getting enough of the mineral calcium in your diet may protect the bones in your spine and help prevent osteoporosis. Dairy foods contain the most calcium per serving, so what do you do if you’re lactose intolerant or choose not to consume dairy products?

While you can take calcium supplements or lactase pills, or consume calcium-fortified processed foods, like juices and cold cereals, you may be surprised to learn how many whole foods naturally contain this key nutrient.

Click through this slideshow to discover these top dairy-free sources of calcium.

 
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