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Milk Allergy & Getting Your Calcium
Question: I have milk allergy and can't eat dairy. What's the best way for me to get calcium?
Answer: It can be a challenge to get sufficient calcium from your diet if you cannot eat dairy foods since they are typically the major source of calcium. For example, a cup of milk or yogurt provides 300 to 400 mg of calcium — about one-third of the daily requirement. However, other foods can provide significant amounts of calcium — although one must be aware that calcium is not well absorbed from certain plant-based foods. In addition, calcium supplements, if chosen and used properly, can help fulfill the daily requirement for calcium. See the full answer for details >>