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Calcium per Calorie

If you're watching your weight, you will want to get the most calcium for the fewest calories. Here are more than 100 foods, ranked by how much calcium they have for each calorie they contain - more is better!

Calcium per Calorie

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*These products have added calcium and so should be treated as supplements.

Raw salmon

Dinner Suggestion

Grilled Trout & Veggies

1 slice Swiss light cheese with cracker (191mg calcium)

100g ocean trout (73mg calcium)

1 cup bok choy (70mg calcium)

1 cup green beans (56mg calcium)

2 kiwifruit (42mg calcium)


Tasty Snack

Crispy Kale Chips

2 cups kale leaves (322mg calcium)

1 tbsp olive oil

Finely grated parmesan cheese

Heat oven to 140C. Wash and dry the kale then strip the leaves from the stems and tear bite-sized pieces into a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and rub it into the leaves. Spread them in a single layer on two baking trays, sprinkle with parmesan and bake until crisp (about 20 minutes, but begin checking if they're crisp enough after about 10 minutes).

Fresh curly kale for calcium
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