Why is calcium important?
Calcium helps support strong teeth & bones. It also plays a role in:
- Nerve function,
- Blood clotting, and
- Regulating heart function
Here are 9 great plant-based sources of calcium in the infographic below:
Factors that affect calcium absorption
- Salt – Limit highly processed foods like packaged soups and frozen meals
- Caffeine – Keep your intake of coffee to a maximum of 2-3 cups per day
- Alcohol – 1-2 drinks per day most days
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