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Calcium builds strong bones, teeth and muscles in the human body. It also regulates your nervous system and every cell at a microscopic level. Doctors recommend you consume 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day, which comes out to about three 8-ounce glasses of milk. If milk isn’t your thing, consider including these alternative sources of calcium into your diet.


Eat some yogurt as part of your morning routine with parfaits, smoothies or by itself.

Calcium and protein consumed together seems to have a synergistic effect versus plant-based sources without protein.

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