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We have sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database, based on amount of Calcium in Ethnic Foods. Click on a food item or beverage below to give a full nutrition breakdown, for example Hazelnuts, beaked (Northern Plains Indians). In this food example the amount of Calcium per 100g, is 441 mg. This corresponds to 44.1 % of the RDA for Calcium. Each item listed at the bottom of the page can be scaled for different amounts, from the list of Ethnic Foods high in Calcium.

Highest Calcium Content per 100g

The Calcium content ranges from 481 mg for Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians) through to 36 mg for Raspberries, wild (Northern Plains Indians) in 100g. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 445 mg of Calcium per 100g.The range of calories for these foods is from 42 kcal through to 62 kcal.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the 50 foods listed below from 48.1 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 3.6 % of the Calcium daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 1000 mg of Calcium.

From this list of foods there are foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Calcium.

For a complete list we also have a list of foods with a high Calcium content

Highest Amount of Calcium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Calcium foods. For example 100g of Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians) contains 481 mg of Calcium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your Calcium nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Calcium nutritional content.

For Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians), which contains the highest amount of Calcium in 100 g, the amount of Calcium in a typical serving of 1 cup (or 89 g) is 428.09 mg.This is 42.81 % of the recommended daily value.

The food with the highest Calcium content per typical serving is Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians) which contains 428.09 mg in 1 cup (or 89 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 42.81 %.

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Calcium content.


 

List of Ethnic Foods High in Calcium per 100g

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1. Stinging Nettles, blanched (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  481 mg of Calcium per 100g (48.1 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 42 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 89g), Calcium nutritional content is 428.09 mg (42.81 %DV).  Calories per serving are 37.38 kcal (2 %DV cals).
2. Hazelnuts, beaked (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  441 mg of Calcium per 100g (44.1 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 628 kcal per 100g(31 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 nut (or 0.4g), Calcium nutritional content is 1.76 mg (0.18 %DV).  Calories per serving are 2.51 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 oz (or 28.35g), Calcium content is 125.02 mg (12.5 %DV).  Calories per serving are 178.04 kcal (9 %DV cals).
3. Lambsquarters, raw (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  366 mg of Calcium per 100g (36.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 47 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 leaf (or 0.9g), Calcium nutritional content is 3.29 mg (0.33 %DV).  Calories per serving are 0.42 kcal (0 %DV cals).
4. Lambsquarters, steamed (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  349 mg of Calcium per 100g (34.9 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 48 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 65g), Calcium nutritional content is 226.85 mg (22.69 %DV).  Calories per serving are 31.2 kcal (2 %DV cals).
5. Piki bread, made from blue cornmeal (Hopi) - Calcium
  184 mg of Calcium per 100g (18.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 390 kcal per 100g(20 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 piece (or 28g), Calcium nutritional content is 51.52 mg (5.15 %DV).  Calories per serving are 109.2 kcal (5 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 piece (or 19g), Calcium content is 34.96 mg (3.5 %DV).  Calories per serving are 74.1 kcal (4 %DV cals).
6. Plains Pricklypear, raw (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  180 mg of Calcium per 100g (18 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 42 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 pad peeled (or 19g), Calcium nutritional content is 34.2 mg (3.42 %DV).  Calories per serving are 7.98 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 pad (or 61g), Calcium content is 109.8 mg (10.98 %DV).  Calories per serving are 25.62 kcal (1 %DV cals).
7. Tortilla, blue corn, Sakwavikaviki (Hopi) - Calcium
  174 mg of Calcium per 100g (17.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 276 kcal per 100g(14 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 piece (or 57g), Calcium nutritional content is 99.18 mg (9.92 %DV).  Calories per serving are 157.32 kcal (8 %DV cals).
8. Rose Hips, wild (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  169 mg of Calcium per 100g (16.9 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 162 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 127g), Calcium nutritional content is 214.63 mg (21.46 %DV).  Calories per serving are 205.74 kcal (10 %DV cals).
9. Prairie Turnips, raw (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  130 mg of Calcium per 100g (13 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 156 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 bulb peeled (or 12.6g), Calcium nutritional content is 16.38 mg (1.64 %DV).  Calories per serving are 19.66 kcal (1 %DV cals).
10. Prairie Turnips, boiled (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  103 mg of Calcium per 100g (10.3 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 129 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 bulb (or 14g), Calcium nutritional content is 14.42 mg (1.44 %DV).  Calories per serving are 18.06 kcal (1 %DV cals).
11. Tortilla, includes plain and from mutton sandwich (Navajo) - Calcium
  70 mg of Calcium per 100g (7 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 237 kcal per 100g(12 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 serving (or 197g), Calcium nutritional content is 137.9 mg (13.79 %DV).  Calories per serving are 466.89 kcal (23 %DV cals).
12. Chokecherries, raw, pitted (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  60 mg of Calcium per 100g (6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 162 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 154g), Calcium nutritional content is 92.4 mg (9.24 %DV).  Calories per serving are 249.48 kcal (12 %DV cals).
13. Salmon, red (sockeye), filets with skin, smoked (Alaska Native) - Calcium
  58 mg of Calcium per 100g (5.8 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 345 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 filet (or 108g), Calcium nutritional content is 62.64 mg (6.26 %DV).  Calories per serving are 372.6 kcal (19 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 strip (or 136g), Calcium content is 78.88 mg (7.89 %DV).  Calories per serving are 469.2 kcal (23 %DV cals).
14. Frybread, made with lard (Navajo) - Calcium
  57 mg of Calcium per 100g (5.7 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 330 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 piece (or 152g), Calcium nutritional content is 86.64 mg (8.66 %DV).  Calories per serving are 501.6 kcal (25 %DV cals).
15. Cattail, Narrow Leaf Shoots (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  54 mg of Calcium per 100g (5.4 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 25 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 shoot (or 19g), Calcium nutritional content is 10.26 mg (1.03 %DV).  Calories per serving are 4.75 kcal (0 %DV cals).
16. Stew, mutton, corn, squash (Navajo) - Calcium
  38 mg of Calcium per 100g (3.8 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 103 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 serving (or 303g), Calcium nutritional content is 115.14 mg (11.51 %DV).  Calories per serving are 312.09 kcal (16 %DV cals).
17. Raspberries, wild (Northern Plains Indians) - Calcium
  36 mg of Calcium per 100g (3.6 %DV).
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 62 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 130g), Calcium nutritional content is 46.8 mg (4.68 %DV).  Calories per serving are 80.6 kcal (4 %DV cals).

Calcium in foods - by food category

Baby Foods    Baked Products
Beef Products    Breakfast Cereals
Cereal Grains and Pasta    Dairy and Egg Products
Drinks    Ethnic Foods
Fast Foods    Fats and Oils
Fish    Fruits
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products    Legumes and Legume Products
Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes    Nuts
Pork    Poultry Products
Sausages and Luncheon Meats    Snacks
Soups, Sauces, and Gravies    Spices and Herbs
Sweets    Vegetables




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