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Non-Dairy, High-Calcium Foods

Calcium is one of the most important minerals for overall health and is used by almost every cell in the human body in some way. Calcium is vital to the formation and maintainence of healthy teeth and bones and proper intake over the long haul can help prevent osteoporosis. Additionally, recent studies have shown higher calcium intake offers a boost in metabolism and can help with weight loss. But many of us have trouble tolerating dairy and struggle to meet our calcium needs. The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for calcium is 1,000 milligrams daily for adults. For women over 50 and men over 70 years of age, this increases to 1,200 milligrams per day. So how can you meet you calcium

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