Welcome to the list of the top 12 biscuits highest in calcium content. Where the amount of calcium ranges from 235 mg to 17 mg per 100g. The top biscuit is Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe with the highest calcium content, which in 100g contains 235 mg of calcium.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for calcium is 1000 mg. For the 100g serving of Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe, which contains 235 mg of calcium, the corresponding RDA calcium percentage is 24 %, which is the highest item from the list of biscuits high in calcium.

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the calcium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe; We class this as a high calcium content item compared with all foods in our database.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value from our list of biscuits.



Other important and calcium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving for Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe, which is the top of the biscuits list for calcium content in your diet, the amount of Calories is 353 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Protein is 7 g (13% RDA), the amount of Fat is 16.3 g (25% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 44.6 g (34% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calcium content in Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe from the list of biscuits.

calcium and nutrition facts in biscuits per 100g



Top Twenty List - Highest calcium Content per 100g

Below is a basic list for calcium in biscuits for the top 20 biscuits. A more comprehensive list for the top items can be found at the bottom of the page along with different servings.

1. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe 235mg (24%RDA)
2. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, dry mix, prepared 185mg (19%RDA)
3. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, dry mix 179mg (18%RDA)
4. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, higher fat, baked 54mg (5%RDA)
5. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, higher fat 51mg (5%RDA)
6. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, frozen, baked 49mg (5%RDA)
7. Cookies, animal crackers (includes arrowroot, tea biscuits) 43mg (4%RDA)
8. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, lower fat 26mg (3%RDA)
9. PILLSBURY, Buttermilk Biscuits, Artificial Flavor, refrigerated dough 23mg (2%RDA)
10. PILLSBURY GRANDS, Buttermilk Biscuits, refrigerated dough 23mg (2%RDA)
11. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, lower fat, baked 19mg (2%RDA)
12. Biscuits, mixed grain, refrigerated dough 17mg (2%RDA)

Comparing calcium in biscuits vs milk

The amount of calcium in milk is 125 per 100g.As calcium percentage of the RDA this is 13 %. Comparing with Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe, in 100g contains 235 mg of calcium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 24 %. Therefore, Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe has 110 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 88 % more calcium. Milk has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

Highest Amount of calcium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calcium foods in your diet. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calcium nutritional content.

The food with the highest calcium content per typical serving is Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, dry mix which contains 214.8 mg in 1 cup, purchased (or 120 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 21 %. For this serving the Calories content is 513.6 kcal (26% RDA), the Protein content is 9.6 g (17% RDA), the Fat content is 18.48 g (28% RDA) and the Carbohydrate content is 75.96 g (58% RDA).

Milligrams of calcium in biscuits (per 100g)

The list below gives the total calcium content in the top 12 items from the general description 'biscuits' each of which show the calcium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 12 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

biscuits calcium per 100g

The level of calcium can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 1. The highest amount of calcium from the 1 frozen items is in Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, frozen, baked where the calcium content is 49 mg per 100g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calcium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with a high amount of calcium.


List of Biscuits High in calcium Content per 100g

1. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe - Calcium
235 mg of Calcium per 100g (24% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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Content for a 100g serving :
235 mg(24%) 353(18%)44.6(34%)16.3(25%)7(13%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
66.62 mg(7%)100.08 kcal(5%)12.64 g(10%)4.62 g(7%)1.98 g(4%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (4 dia) (or 101g):
237.35 mg(24%)356.53 kcal(18%)45.05 g(35%)16.46 g(25%)7.07 g(13%)
Other Serving Size : 1 small (1-1/2 dia) (or 14g):
32.9 mg(3%)49.42 kcal(2%)6.24 g(5%)2.28 g(4%)0.98 g(2%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (2-1/2 dia) (or 60g):
141 mg(14%)211.8 kcal(11%)26.76 g(21%)9.78 g(15%)4.2 g(8%)
2. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, dry mix, prepared - Calcium
185 mg of Calcium per 100g (19% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
185 mg(19%) 335(17%)48.4(37%)12.1(19%)7.3(13%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
52.45 mg(5%)94.97 kcal(5%)13.72 g(11%)3.43 g(5%)2.07 g(4%)
3. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, dry mix - Calcium
179 mg of Calcium per 100g (18% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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Content for a 100g serving :
179 mg(18%) 428(21%)63.3(49%)15.4(24%)8(14%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 cup, purchased (or 120g):
214.8 mg(21%)513.6 kcal(26%)75.96 g(58%)18.48 g(28%)9.6 g(17%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cup, homemade (or 114g):
204.06 mg(20%)487.92 kcal(24%)72.16 g(56%)17.56 g(27%)9.12 g(16%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cup, poured from box (or 128g):
229.12 mg(23%)547.84 kcal(27%)81.02 g(62%)19.71 g(30%)10.24 g(18%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cup, spooned into cup (or 120g):
214.8 mg(21%)513.6 kcal(26%)75.96 g(58%)18.48 g(28%)9.6 g(17%)
Other Serving Size : .33 cup (NLEA serving size) (or 40g):
71.6 mg(7%)171.2 kcal(9%)25.32 g(19%)6.16 g(9%)3.2 g(6%)
Other Serving Size : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
50.75 mg(5%)121.34 kcal(6%)17.95 g(14%)4.37 g(7%)2.27 g(4%)
4. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, higher fat, baked - Calcium
54 mg of Calcium per 100g (5% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
54 mg(5%) 352(18%)46.63(36%)15.09(23%)7.38(13%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
15.31 mg(2%)99.79 kcal(5%)13.22 g(10%)4.28 g(7%)2.09 g(4%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (2-1/2 dia) (or 27g):
14.58 mg(1%)95.04 kcal(5%)12.59 g(10%)4.07 g(6%)1.99 g(4%)
5. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, higher fat - Calcium
51 mg of Calcium per 100g (5% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
51 mg(5%) 322(16%)43.27(33%)13.63(21%)6.66(12%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 biscuit (or 58g):
29.58 mg(3%)186.76 kcal(9%)25.1 g(19%)7.91 g(12%)3.86 g(7%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (or 43g):
21.93 mg(2%)138.46 kcal(7%)18.61 g(14%)5.86 g(9%)2.86 g(5%)
Other Serving Size : 1 package (or 398g):
202.98 mg(20%)1281.56 kcal(64%)172.21 g(132%)54.25 g(83%)26.51 g(47%)
Other Serving Size : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
14.46 mg(1%)91.29 kcal(5%)12.27 g(9%)3.86 g(6%)1.89 g(3%)
6. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, frozen, baked - Calcium
49 mg of Calcium per 100g (5% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
49 mg(5%) 365(18%)48.5(37%)16.5(25%)6.2(11%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
13.89 mg(1%)103.48 kcal(5%)13.75 g(11%)4.68 g(7%)1.76 g(3%)
Other Serving Size : 1 large (or 77g):
37.73 mg(4%)281.05 kcal(14%)37.35 g(29%)12.71 g(20%)4.77 g(9%)
Other Serving Size : 1 medium (or 51g):
24.99 mg(2%)186.15 kcal(9%)24.74 g(19%)8.42 g(13%)3.16 g(6%)
Other Serving Size : 1 small (or 35g):
17.15 mg(2%)127.75 kcal(6%)16.98 g(13%)5.78 g(9%)2.17 g(4%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (2-1/2 dia) (or 35g):
17.15 mg(2%)127.75 kcal(6%)16.98 g(13%)5.78 g(9%)2.17 g(4%)
7. Cookies, animal crackers (includes arrowroot, tea biscuits) - Calcium
43 mg of Calcium per 100g (4% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 13 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
43 mg(4%) 446(22%)74.1(57%)13.8(21%)6.9(12%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
12.19 mg(1%)126.44 kcal(6%)21.01 g(16%)3.91 g(6%)1.96 g(4%)
Other Serving Size : 1 Arrowroot biscuit (include Arrowroot cookie) (or 4.9g):
2.11 mg(0%)21.85 kcal(1%)3.63 g(3%)0.68 g(1%)0.34 g(1%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cracker (or 2.5g):
1.08 mg(0%)11.15 kcal(1%)1.85 g(1%)0.35 g(1%)0.17 g(0%)
Other Serving Size : 1 individual box (2 oz) (or 57g):
24.51 mg(2%)254.22 kcal(13%)42.24 g(32%)7.87 g(12%)3.93 g(7%)
8. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, lower fat - Calcium
26 mg of Calcium per 100g (3% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
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Content for a 100g serving :
26 mg(3%) 269(13%)44.44(34%)7.83(12%)6.7(12%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 serving 1 biscuit (or 58g):
15.08 mg(2%)156.02 kcal(8%)25.78 g(20%)4.54 g(7%)3.89 g(7%)
Other Serving Size : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
7.37 mg(1%)76.26 kcal(4%)12.6 g(10%)2.22 g(3%)1.9 g(3%)
9. PILLSBURY, Buttermilk Biscuits, Artificial Flavor, refrigerated dough - Calcium
23 mg of Calcium per 100g (2% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 13 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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Content for a 100g serving :
23 mg(2%) 236(12%)47.07(36%)2.79(4%)6.4(11%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 biscuit (or 64g):
14.72 mg(1%)151.04 kcal(8%)30.12 g(23%)1.79 g(3%)4.1 g(7%)
Other Serving Size : 1 serving (or 64g):
14.72 mg(1%)151.04 kcal(8%)30.12 g(23%)1.79 g(3%)4.1 g(7%)
10. PILLSBURY GRANDS, Buttermilk Biscuits, refrigerated dough - Calcium
23 mg of Calcium per 100g (2% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 13 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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(%RDA)
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(%RDA)
Fat
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Protein
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Content for a 100g serving :
23 mg(2%) 293(15%)42.41(33%)11.34(17%)6.16(11%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 biscuit (or 34g):
7.82 mg(1%)99.62 kcal(5%)14.42 g(11%)3.86 g(6%)2.09 g(4%)
11. Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, refrigerated dough, lower fat, baked - Calcium
19 mg of Calcium per 100g (2% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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Fat
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Content for a 100g serving :
19 mg(2%) 299(15%)55.4(43%)5.2(8%)7.8(14%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
5.39 mg(1%)84.77 kcal(4%)15.71 g(12%)1.47 g(2%)2.21 g(4%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (2-1/4 dia) (or 21g):
3.99 mg(0%)62.79 kcal(3%)11.63 g(9%)1.09 g(2%)1.64 g(3%)
12. Biscuits, mixed grain, refrigerated dough - Calcium
17 mg of Calcium per 100g (2% RDA)
Nutritional Value = 14 / 100    Food Category - Baked Products
Calcium
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Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Content for a 100g serving :
17 mg(2%) 263(13%)47.4(36%)5.6(9%)6.1(11%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 oz (or 28.35g):
4.82 mg(0%)74.56 kcal(4%)13.44 g(10%)1.59 g(2%)1.73 g(3%)
Other Serving Size : 1 biscuit (2-1/2 dia) (or 44g):
7.48 mg(1%)115.72 kcal(6%)20.86 g(16%)2.46 g(4%)2.68 g(5%)






calcium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans, baked beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages, chicken light meat, chicken dark meat, chicken leg, fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken thigh, chicken wings, duck, goose, pheasant, quail, pigeon, turkey light meat, turkey dark meat, turkey breast, turkey leg, turkey wing, emu, ostrich, frankfurter, pate, pork sausage, salami, bratwurst, pork loin, ground pork, lamb shank, veal, bison, beef liver, beef ribs

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese, mozzarella, low fat yogurt

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, spices, chili sauce

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal, kelloggs cereals, general mills cereals

Miscellaneous

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