Top 10 Fruits Highest in Calcium


Calcium is necessary for the growth and maintenance of strong teeth and bones, nerve signaling, muscle contraction, and secretion of certain hormones and enzymes. A deficiency in calcium can lead to numbness in fingers and toes, muscle cramps, convulsions, lethargy, loss of appetite, and abnormal heart rhythm. Finding calcium in fruits and vegetables is a concern for vegans, or those on a raw food diet. The DV (daily value) for calcium is 1000mg, below is a list of calcium rich fruits.

#1: Dried Figs
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cupCalcium in 1 Fig
162mg241mg13mg
16% DV24% DV1% DV
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#2: Rhubarb (Cooked)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cup
145mg348mg
15% DV35% DV
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#3: Dates (Medjool)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Date
64mg15.36mg
6% DV2% DV
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#4: Kumquats
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Kumquat
62mg12mg
6% DV1% DV
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#5: Prickly Pears
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cupCalcium in 1 Prickly Pear
56mg83mg58mg
6% DV8% DV6% DV
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#6: Dried Apricots
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cup
55mg71.5mg
6% DV7% DV
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#7: Oranges and Tangerines
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cupCalcium in 1 Orange
43mg71mg60mg
4% DV7% DV6% DV
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#8: Prunes (Dried Plums)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cup
43mg75mg
4% DV7% DV
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#9: Mulberries
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cup
39mg55mg
4% DV5% DV
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#10: Kiwi (Chinese Gooseberries)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 cupCalcium in 1 Kiwi
34mg60mg26mg
3% DV6% DV3% DV
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