Calcium Rich Foods
and Calcium Blockers
Calcium rich foods can help to increase your calcium uptake especially when you learn how to lower the calcium blockers.
Calcium blockers can prevent some if not all of the calcium from being
absorbed into your body.
What is Calcium? Calcium is the most abundant mineral found in your body!
And a certain amount of calcium is needed by your body every day in order for it to work properly.
Some people won't be able or refuse to just drink that obvious glass of milk to get their supply of calcium.
Luckily, calcium will be found in other dairy products and in a variety of other foods.
Bottom Line: Consuming the right type of calcium rich foods and
lowering the amount of calcium blockers is the most effective way to
get this important mineral into your body.
Calcium is Needed for:
- Building Strong Bones and Teeth
- Secretion of Hormones
- Secretion of Enzymes
- Muscle Contractions
- Proper Heart Function
- Transmission of Nerve Impulses
- Blood Clotting
- Initiating DNA Synthesis
- Helping Balance pH of Body
What is Calcium RDA?
- 0 to 6 months.............200 mg.
- 6 to 12 months...........260 mg.
- 1 to 3 years................700 mg.
- 4 to 8 years..............1000 mg.
- 9 to 18 years............1300 mg.
- 19 to 50 years..........1000 mg.
- 51+ years.................1000 - 1200 mg.
You may be surprised at how important calcium rich foods are to your well being.
Find out if you are suffering or have the symptoms of a calcium deficiency.
Calcium deficiency symptoms can be improved when you learn some
important facts on calcium and why your body needs this mineral to stay
BTW, are you consuming nature's most perfect food to improve a calcium deficiency?
Calcium Nutrition and Your Daily Needs
Calcium is the #1 mineral found in your body. And it is found and stored mainly in your bones and in your teeth.
Your body strives to maintain a constant supply of calcium in your blood, muscles, and in your cells.
Your teeth and bones will undergo continuous changes dependent on the amount of calcium supplied for your body's daily needs.
if you do not consume enough calcium rich foods for your daily needs,
it will be borrowed from your bones and from your teeth.
The older you are, the more you are at risk of getting osteoporosis which can be controlled by consuming adequate amounts of calcium and lowering the amount of calcium blockers.
Calcium Rich Foods
Organic Raw Cheese - Artisanal Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Jack Cheese, Soft Goat Cheese, Farmer's Cheese, Ricotta Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Gouda Cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, etc.
Ice Cream and Sour Cream
Organic Raw Tzatziki Dip
Grass Fed Raw Yogurt
Organic Raw Kefir
Grass Fed Raw Quark
Wild and Sustainable Seafood - Blue Crabs, Raw European Anchovy, Wild Clams, Cuttlefish, Wild Eastern Oysters, Raw Shrimp, Walleye, Atlantic Herring, Northern Lobsters, Alaskan King Crab, Octopus, and Seaweed
Red and Black Caviar
Organic Green Vegetables - Lacinato Kale, Broccoli Raab, Bok Choy,
Collard Greens, Dandelion Greens, Okra, Turnip Greens, and Mustard Greens
Watercress and Scallions
Organic Fruits - Oranges, Dried Figs, Medjool Dates, Tangerines, and Acorn Squash
Organic Misc. - Blackstrap Molasses, Flax Seeds, and Hazelnuts
Organic Herbs - Dried Basil, Dried Chervil, Dried Marjoram, Dried Dill, Dried Thyme, Dried Parsley, and Dried Oregano
Arugula, Fresh Basil, Fresh Thyme, and Rosemary
Organic Legumes - Black Eyed Peas, Chickpeas, and Pinto Beans
Tempeh and Natto
Find out what foods contain some of the highest amounts of calcium per serving. This will include some of your favorite dairy foods, a few plant foods, and certain seafood.
Did you ever wonder just how much calcium is in a cup of yogurt?
Also find out what may be the most effective calcium supplements for you to take. And learn about what types of calcium supplements you should avoid.
The Calcium Blockers
Phytic acid from grains, nuts, beans, soybeans, and seeds
High intake of caffeine and coffee
Too much trans fats and too much fat in diet
High alcohol consumption
High intake or low intake of protein
Too much fiber - over 35 grams per day
Oxalic acid from chocolate, beets, spinach, rhubarb, swiss chard, and peanuts
Almonds, chia seeds, and amaranth are unfortunately also very high in oxalic acid!
High intake of salt and too much sugar
Certain medications contain calcium blockers
Consuming too much phosphorus from sodas, protein rich foods, etc.
Calcium Absorption Tips
Calcium is best absorbed at no more than 500 mg. at a time. Dividing
your calcium rich foods throughout the day will help to ensure better calcium absorption.
In general, about 25 to 35% of calcium is absorbed by healthy people. And calcium is more bio-available from raw dairy foods than
from pasteurized or cooked dairy.
Also, eating a lot of meat with high calcium dairy foods is not recommended.
Sourdough breads made with a sourdough starter that have been fermented for 24 hours will help to eliminate calcium blockers.
Soaking grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes for at least 7 hours will help to remove some
of the phytic acid which is a calcium blocker that blocks the absorption of
Avoid eating too much oxalic acid (a major calcium
blocker) with your calcium rich foods to help with the absorption of
Eat a well balanced diet adequate in calcium rich foods with a proper balance of protein and carbohydrates.
Your diet must also contain enough healthy fats to help you increase calcium absorption with the fat soluble vitamins A, D, and K2 which are found in 100% grass fed dairy foods.
Drinking only moderate amounts of coffee and tea is advised. Preferably with some milk added.
Finally, regular exercise will help to prevent calcium loss from your bones and will actually help you to build stronger bones.
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