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5 Non Dairy Sources of Calcium

  • 11 months ago

Whether you are intolerant to dairy or choose to refrain from having dairy in your diet, there are other ways to get calcium in your bod.

Calcium is important for overall health. It really is!

It promotes healthy skin, bones, blood and is great for your muscles! Calcium is a super important mineral and some people just don't get enough ( and may not even realise!) If people aren't getting enough calcium in their diet, the body takes calcium from the bones to ensure normal cell function, which can lead to weakened bones.

By eating a diverse range of calcium rich foods, you can really give your body the best chance of getting an adequate intake.

Here are our top fave 5 non - dairy calcium alternatives. They are easy to find in your local supermarket and easy to include in your daily diet!

1 - Almonds (natural is always best)

2 - Dark Leafy Greens - (Kale and Bok Choy are super high!)

3- Sardines ( winning if you like canned fish!)

4- Edamame ( green soybeans. Often served at Japanese restaurants)

5 - Non - dairy milk alternatives like soy, almond and rice milks ( try adding these to your coffee or cereal)

So there you go! Non dairy, calcium filled alternatives. Enjoy!