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Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium

(HealthDay News) -- Calcium is essential for strong, healthy bones. And there are plenty of nutritious food sources to choose from.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests these calcium-rich foods:

  • Leafy green veggies, including kale, bok choy and broccoli.
  • Soft-bone fish, such as sardines and salmon.
  • Tofu.
  • Grains, many breads and pastas.
  • Calcium-fortified beverages and cereals.

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