When you tell folks that you don’t eat dairy or even that you don’t eat dairy for calcium, they’re probably going to want to know what you eat to keep your bones healthy. Depending on your age, you have different calcium requirements; the average human adult should be getting around 2500mg of calcium per day and between 320 and 420mg of magnesium.
Here are some calcium- and magnesium-rich, plant-based foods:
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As you can see, if you’re eating a nice variety of whole grains, nuts, leafy greens, legumes, and even potatoes, chances are your bones are doing just fine. Do you eat dairy to maintain healthy bones? What do you think about the possible downsides to a dairy-rich diet?
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