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The Best Foods for Every Vitamin and Mineral
Why you need it: Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. More than 99% is stored inand helps fortifyteeth and bones, while the remainder goes toward blood vessel and muscle function, cell communication, and hormone secretion.
Where to get it: Dairy products contain the highest amounts of naturally occurring calcium; plain low-fat yogurt leads the pack with 415 mg (42% DV) per serving. Dark, leafy greens (such as kale and Chinese cabbage) are another natural source of calcium, which can also be found in fortified fruit juices and cereals.
Try this recipe: Yogurt Crunch Parfait
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