10 Feb '18, 10am

25 Vegan Sources for Calcium #care2

I notice you list how many milligrammes of calcium the foods contain and use that to show how much calcium you get from them. This is wrong. I'm sorry but many foods contain high amounts of calcium but your body struggles to absorb it. As a result many foods you list as being good for calcium aren't actually good, and ones you list as being not as good are actually better. For example: Oranges. Oranges will give you 4% of your recommended daily amount of calcium per 100 grams (which isn't great) and you feature them on your list? Whereas sesame seeds can provide LOADS more and they're closer to the bottom. I may be wrong but I think not. If I am then I'm sorry. If not then you may be causing vegans to start thinking they can just eat a couple of oranges and a portion of kale to get enough calcium. Very misleading. Don't just say "This is good" without providing a percentag...

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