Diana Steele, BSc, RD, discusses What is the Right Amount of Calcium for Good Nutrition?
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Featuring Diana Steele, BSc, RD
Duration: 2 minutes
First of all, you can add milk, yogurt or cheese.
One cup of milk has 300 milligrams of calcium, three-quarters of a cup of yogurt has about 250 milligrams, and hard cheeses can have up to 450 milligrams per ounce and a half.
Canned salmon with the bones is a good way of adding some calcium, but you need to make sure that you're crushing up those bones. Add them to your salmon sandwich or on top of a salad for an extra protein source.
If you're looking for more information about how to increase your calcium intake, ask your local registered dietitian.
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