10 Dairy-Free, Calcium-Rich Foods
It’s never too late—or too early—to adopt simple lifestyle changes that will strengthen your skeleton and help delay bone breakdown.
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Arguably the king of the leafy greens, kale scored No. 1 in a ranking of 84 veggies by the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington, D.C. Crammed with nutrients, notably vitamins K, A and C and calcium, kale is also a cancer-fighting superpower. Kale’s 45 flavonoids combine antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits to help fend off bladder, breast, colon, ovarian and prostate cancer. Noggin-nourishing antioxidants in kale also keep the brain sharp as you age. Use three cups to make kale crisps and you'll be snacking on 270 mg of calcium.