• Top 10 Calcium Rich Fruits

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    Fresh organic fruits provide many beneficial nutrients but you may be surprised to hear that, for a number of fruits, calcium is one of those nutrients. Calcium is a mineral that is necessary for life. In addition to building bones and keeping them healthy, calcium helps our blood clot, nerves send messages and muscles contract. About 99 percent of the calcium in our bodies is in our bones and teeth.

    Daily calcium intake is 1,000 to 2,000 mg.

    Fruits that are Rich in Calcium:

     

    fruitsORANGES
    An excellent choice with 43mg per serving.

    KIWIS
    34 mg per 100g serving. A single cup contains 60mg!

    DRIED APRICOTS
    5mg of calcium in a 100g serving.

    DATES
    A tasty treat! Each date contains around 15mg of calcium

    DRIED FIGS
    13mg per each individual fig.

    RHUBARB
    A solid choice 348mg of calcium in a single cup.

    PRICKLY PEARS
    This exotic treat contains 58mg of calcium per each pear.

    PRUNES
    In addition to aiding the colon, prunes offer 75mg in a single cup.

    MULBERRIES
    Can be hard to find, so if you do, stock up! They contain 55mg of calcium in 1 cup.

    KUMQUATS
    Rich in flavor, kumquats are high in Vitamins A & C, and contain up to 12mg of calcium.

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