Recommended intake of calcium for adults 19–50 years , in milligrams per day ( RDA , recommended dietary allowances based on North American and western European data) is 1000 mg a day (1 g).
Example of calcium plant food
sources, fruit and seeds:
Sesame seeds, whole, roasted - 989 mg calcium / 100 g.
Chia seeds, dried - 631 mg calcium / 100 g.
Figs, dried - 162 mg calcium / 100 g, ~ 600 g figs for 1000 mg (1 g) calcium.
Olives, ripe, canned - 94 mg calcium / 100 g.
Dates, medjool - 64 mg calcium / 100 g.
Created: 21 October 2016
plant-based diet is a diet of any animal (including humans) based on foods derived from plants, including vegetables, whole grains, legumes and fruits, but with few or no animal products.
Plant-based diet" has been used to refer to the following diets:
Vegan diet - no food from animal sources.
Fruitarian - consists primarily of fruit.
Raw vegan - food is uncooked and sometimes dehydrated.
Vegetarian - plant foods, may include eggs and dairy, but no meat.
Ovo-lacto vegetarian - includes dairy and eggs.
Ovo vegetarian - includes eggs but no dairy.
Lacto vegetarian - includes dairy but no eggs.
Pescatarian - diet with eggs, dairy and seafood.
Semi-vegetarian - with occasional inclusion of meat.