Top 22 Foods Highest in Calcium; Foods Rich in Calcium

19) Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are from the species known as Labiatae, from the sage family. They are native to central and southern Mexico to Guatemala. But recently, its high nutritional value has attracted worldwide attention and is gaining popularity among overseas celebrities and Hollywood actresses.

Chia seeds contain about 631 mg of calcium per 100 g. In truth, you will not likely eat 100g of chia seeds every day, but still, it’s rich in calcium, even compared to milk. One ounce may give you up to 180 mg of calcium, which is getting close to 20% of your daily recommended intake. Moreover, this seed contains plenty of omega three and will give your recipes an exciting and foreign feel.

Written by Greg M. Wilcox

With a background in medical research, I'm dedicated to unraveling the complexities of health and nutrition in a way that's easy to understand and implement. From debunking myths to sharing science-backed insights, my goal is to guide you on a journey towards optimal well-being.