As kids we’ve been told enough about the importance of calcium for strong bones and teeth, and we’re probably going to pass down the same message to our children. But it isn’t always possible to work around this if your child hates milk, or is lactose-intolerant.
While milk is undoubtedly an excellent source of calcium, it’s not the only one. There’s plenty of calcium in other natural foods as well. If one cup (244 g) of milk with one percent fat contains 305 mg of calcium, find out which foods make for good alternatives.