Choices for achieving adequate dietary calcium with a vegetarian diet.

  title={Choices for achieving adequate dietary calcium with a vegetarian diet.},
  author={Connie M. Weaver and William R. Proulx and Robert Proulx Heaney},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={70 3 Suppl},
To achieve adequate dietary calcium intake, several choices are available that accommodate a variety of lifestyles and tastes. Liberal consumption of dairy products in the diet is the approach of most Americans. Some plants provide absorbable calcium, but the quantity of vegetables required to reach sufficient calcium intake make an exclusively plant-based diet impractical for most individuals unless fortified foods or supplements are included. Also, dietary constituents that decrease calcium… 

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