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Last Updated : Jan 25,2018
Get your daily dose of calcium with these awesome recipes, packed with apt ingredients like dairy products ( milk, curds, cheese, Paneer and Buttermilk), green leafy vegetables (like Spinach, amaranth. colocasia, Fenugreek etc. and other vegetables like Broccoli), Walnuts and pulses (like Chana Dal, urad dal, Masoor Dal, green moong dal, yellow moong dal, Moong, moath beans, chana) . There are calcium-rich recipes to cater to all age groups, ranging from colourful, exciting recipes for kids and youngsters to traditional, easily-chewable recipes for seniors. For a list of TOP 42 Calcium Rich Foods click here Calcium Rich Foods
Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. The human body consistently remove small amounts of calcium from our bones and that has to be topped up with Calcium rich foods. Calcium is a necessity for all … right from a newborn to an aged person, as the body’s need for calcium actually increases as one gets older. This is so because bones reach maximum strength and density around age 30, but as we age, our body absorbs calcium from our diet at a lower rate. We need to eat foods high in calcium to make up for this lower absorption and to help maintain the bone strength gained in the former years.
The 2 keys to Calcium absorption is to make sure you are getting enough Vitamin D and healthy fat. If you are deficient in Vitamin D, then your body is not going to absorb calcium properly. Spent time out in the sun to get your Vitamin D and if not then take supplementation for it. There are many individuals who go on crash diets and eat low fat foods or avoid fat altogether. This will result in the hinderance of calcium absorption and lead to calcium deficiency in your body. Healthy fat examples are avocado, olive oil, almonds, walnuts, peanuts, paneer, coconut milk etc.
| ||3 Things to ensure that your calcium levels are topped up. |
|1. ||Eat Calcium Rich Foods |
|2. ||Top up your Vitamin D |
|3. ||Ensure you take healthy Fat in your diet. |
Calcium requirements for adult men above 50 is 1,000 mg per day and adult women above 50 is 1,200 mg per day. For a detailed RDA (recommended daily allowance) of Calcium, please see Daily Calcium Requirements
Undoubtedly, this section will show you many tasty ways to maintain healthy bones and stay fit! Try Herbed Paneer Paratha, Gujarati Kadhi, Herb Cheese and Roasted Capsicum Sandwich and Teen Ratna Dal
16 Mar 17
Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
The Buckwheat Dhokla combines taste and nutrition in an easy-to-cook form. A batter of buckwheat is perked up with curds, ginger and green chillies to make soft and tasty dhoklas.
Though the buckwheat needs to be soaked for two hours, the batter does not require any fermentation afterwards, so y ....
13 Oct 16
Rajasthani Pakoda Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
The highlight of the Rajasthani Pakoda Kadhi is the addition of crisp and fresh besan pakodas! This imparts a chewy, crunchy dimension to the kadhi making it more satiating. You will also find this kadhi to be more flavourful, as it uses a wider selection of spices than normal, everyday kadhi recipe ....
17 Jul 12
Palak Raita Or How To Make Spinach Raita Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This smashingly tasty Palak Raita will steal your heart with its simple yet rustic flavour. The contrast of dark green against the light colour of curds is a treat to behold too. Just ensure that you refrigerate the raita for at least half an hour, and till serving time, so that the palak remains cr ....
20 Aug 13
Butterscotch Ice Cream by Tarla Dalal
Yes, here were tell you how to make the ever-popular Butterscotch Ice-Cream! Loved by kids and adults alike, this rich ice-cream has a mellow flavour balanced wonderfully by the sweet crunch of the crushed praline. The praline, made with cashews and sugar, gives a delectable texture and rich flavour ....
08 Jan 18
Halim Recipe, Garden Cress, Best Source Of Iron by Tarla Dalal
Here’s an easy and tasty way to top-up your iron
reserves using garden cress seeds.
Garden cress seeds or halim is a tiny treasure trove of nutrients. It is loaded with iron, and is also an excellent source of folic acid,
11 Jan 12
Spinach and Mint Juice ( Healthy Juice) by Tarla Dalal
Here is a cool and healthy cleanser to start your day with. The lemon in this dark green juice helps to retain the colour and enhance the absorption of iron in it.
The greens and the jal jeera powder together are ideal for stimulating the digestive system and replacing the lost minerals. Digest ....
20 Aug 11
Date and Banana Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This shake is a great way to start your day, especially during your first trimester when you may have lost your appetite as a result of morning sickness. The natural sweetness of the dates and bananas is enriched by the addition of milk and it provides for all the required calcium, protein and iron ....
17 Nov 10
Paneer Tomato and Lettuce Salad in Tangy Dressing by Tarla Dalal
An interesting combination of textures blended with a tangy dressing. For a healthier option, replace low fat paneer with tofu (soya paneer), which contains beneficial phytonutrients like 'genistein' and 'isoflavones' that lower blood cholesterol levels and remove fatty deposits from the arteries.
16 May 13
Methi Pakoda Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
The perfect dish to serve for a Holiday lunch. Fenugreek dumplings are deep fried and dunked for a few seconds in milk and then immersed in the curd kadhi. This process of soaking the fenugreek dumplings in milk makes them softer and more succulent and reduces the sharpness of the curd based kadhi.
26 Nov 12
Mixed Veggie Raita by Tarla Dalal
This hearty curd preparation is filled with colour, flavour and nutritional goodness. The low fat curds provide the much needed essential nutrients like calcium and protein. Serve chilled to relish all the flavours.
12 Jan 18
Kale, Masoor Veg Antioxidant Healthy Office Salad by Tarla Dalal
Trendy lunch? Look no further than a lunch salad
. Salads are healthy, tasty, awesomely attractive and will make you shine with good health.
Lunch salads generally feature a mix of ingredients, which are both satiating and tasty. Usually, some g ....
26 Nov 07
Soya Methi Masala ( Soya Roti and Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
A low calorie subzi for health freaks! This subzi is a double dose of health as it is not only low cal but also made using soya oil, soya granules, fenugreek etc. which are high in vitamin A and calcium. Low fat milk (99.7% fat free) is easily available in the market, however you can make skimmed mi ....
17 Jul 12
Palak Paneer by Tarla Dalal
Palak or saag is one of the favourite leafy vegetables in north Indian households. They use the versatile palak in a variety of preparations such as raita, gravy and even kofta!
17 Jun 16
Creamy Mushroom Risotto by Tarla Dalal
Arborio rice called "Risotto rice" makes a delicacy in its own right! But if you don't find Arborio rice, then go ahead and use any variety of short grain rice. This recipe is cooked in a special way by adding water in parts along with the seasoning masala, and cooking till the rice gets cooked.
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