Top 10 Vegetables Highest in Calcium

Top 10 Vegetables 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 vegetables and fruits 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 vegetables.

#1: Collard Greens (Cooked)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup Chopped
210mg357mg
21% DV36% DV
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#2: Kale (Raw)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup
205mg137mg
21% DV14% DV
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#3: Turnip Greens
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup Chopped
190mg105mg
19% DV10% DV
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#4: Garlic
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 CupCalcium in 1 Clove
181mg246mg5mg
18% DV25% DV1% DV
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#5: Arugula (Rocket)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup
160mg32mg
16% DV4% DV
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#6: Broccoli Rabe (Rapini)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Bunch Cooked (437 grams)
118mg516mg
12% DV52% DV
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#7: Mustard Greens
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup Chopped
101mg152mg
10% DV15% DV
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#8: Sun Dried Tomatoes
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup
110mg59mg
11% DV6% DV
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#9: Spinach (Raw)
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup
99mg30mg
10% DV3% DV
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#10: Okra
Calcium per 100g servingCalcium in 1 Cup Sliced
96mg177mg
10% DV18% DV
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