We all know that calcium is essential for good bone health. Since our kinder years, it has been drilled into us that calcium comes from cows… and I’m sure we can all recite the 3 recommended servings of dairy per day. The problem with those recommendations is that it doesn’t take into account the fact that dairy, alongside beef, is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. Don’t get me wrong, I love my cheese and kefir, and I do advocate that dairy has an important role in general nutrition. But if you are like me, and struggle to get your ‘three recommended serves of dairy’ in, maybe its time to start looking at other sources of non-dairy calcium foods to ensure we are meeting the recommended targets for bone health.
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