Many Americans are confused about how to get enough calcium, believing that we need three servings a day of dairy in order to meet our recommended daily allowance of this mineral. First of all, that's not true. And secondly, who wants to drink that much milk?
I get my calcium by loading my plate with calcium-rich foods that don’t include cow’s milk and everything that goes with it.
If you're looking for an extra punch of calcium, here’s a shortlist of five nutrient-packed foods. Each rivals milk as a stellar source of calcium: