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Carbs Make You Fat and Other Myths - Myth 4

By Michele C. Hollow @michelechollow
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October 24, 2016

Dairy is the best source for strong bones

Not so fast. Yes, you can get calcium from cheese and other dairy products. However, Andy Bellatti, RD, suggests opting for dark leafy greens for your calcium source. “Vitamin K is important for bone health, and dark leafy greens have it; dairy doesn’t.” He suggests eating collard greens, mustard greens, kale, and bok choy.

 

 

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Updated:  

April 09, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN