The Broken-Bone Epidemic

Surprising Calcium Sources

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Food

Serving Size

Calcium (mg)

Percent of RDA*

Total Raisin Bran

1 cup 1000 125

Honey Nut Cheerios Milk ’n Cereal Bars

1 bar 250 31

Spinach (cooked)

1 cup 245 31

Canned salmon

1/2 cup 240 30
Tofu (fortified with calcium sulfate) 1/2 cup 205 26
Wonder Kids Calcium-Fortified Bread 1 slice 200 25
Kix cereal 1 1/3 cup 150 19
Edamame (cooked soybeans) 1/2 cup 150 19
Waffles (calcium-fortified) 2 100 13
Sunflower seeds (hulled) 1/2 cup 84 11
White beans 1/2 cup 80 10
Almonds 1 oz. 75 9
Flour tortilla One 7" round 60 8

Broccoli, cooked

1/2 cup 50 6
* For children ages 4 to 8      

 

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