Read where you can find the best Calcium Sources for Vegans.
What is Calcium? Calcium is one of the essential biochemical elements in nutrition. It is needed for the muscular growth, it is vital for the formation of strong bones/teeth and it is needed by every part of the body including the brain. It helps in cholesterol levels, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis and helps to keep the skin healthy and increases the metabolism.
Some signs of Calcium deficiency can be white spots on the fingernails, arthritis, acne, asthma, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, high cholesterol.
There are many natural vegan sources that you can have calcium in your diet. The richest food in Calcium is sesame seeds. Below you can find the basic sources rich in Calcium.
It is important to mention that Vitamin D helps in Calcium absorption. An easy source to get Vitamin D, stay in the sun daily with hat and sunscreen for 10-15 minutes. For more time do not forget sun protection.
Moreover, the calcium absorption it depends on the stress levels, digestion and the general health of each person individually.
Below you will find two recipes rich in Calcium: (Click on each photo to view the recipe)
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