How can I get enough calcium?

There are 2 easy ways to get your calcium:

  • 1. Eat foods with calcium every day, such as:
    • Fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk, yogurt, and cheese
    • Broccoli, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables
    • Tofu with added calcium
    • Soy-based drinks (soymilk) with added calcium
    • Orange juice with added calcium
  • 2. Take a calcium pill every day. You can choose a pill that has only calcium or a multivitamin with calcium. Let your doctor know you are taking extra calcium.

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