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Calcium: Shopping list

Milk and Milk Products

Look for fat-free or low-fat milk products. (Lactose-reduced milk products are also good sources of calcium.)

  • Fat-free or low-fat yogurt
  • Fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk
  • Cheese (3 grams of fat or less per serving)
  • Fat-free or low-fat cottage cheese


These green vegetables can be a great way to get more calcium. If you buy them canned, look for choices that say “low sodium” or “no salt added.” If you buy frozen vegetables, choose ones without butter or cream sauces.

  • Turnip greens
  • Kale
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Collard greens

Foods with Added Calcium

These foods often have added calcium. Check the % DV of calcium on the label to be sure.

  • Breakfast cereal
  • Tofu made with calcium
  • Orange juice with calcium
  • Fat-free or low-fat soy-based drinks