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Calcium content

The table below lists the approximate calcium content of some common foods.


Calcium content (mg)

115 g (4 oz) whitebait (fried in flour) 980 
60 g (2 oz) sardines (including bones) 260 
0.2 litre (⅓ pint) semi-skimmed milk 230 
0.2 litre (⅓ pint) whole milk 220 
3 large slices brown or white bread 215
125 g (4½ oz) low-fat yogurt 205
30 g (1 oz) hard cheese 190
0.2 litre (⅓ pint) calcium-enriched soya milk 180 
125 g (4½ oz) calcium-enriched soya yogurt 150
115 g (4 oz) cottage cheese 145 
3 large slices wholemeal bread 125
115 g (4 oz) baked beans 60 
115 g (4 oz) boiled cabbage 40 

Note: measures shown in ounces or pints are approximate conversions only.


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