Molasses is a thick natural sweetener commonly used in baking. The food is derived from a number of sources including sugar cane, grapes or sugar beets, and blackstrap molasses (sugar cane boiled three times) provides a healthy dose of calcium for those in need.
Rumor has it that one tablespoon of blackstrap molasses contains 172 mg of calcium (http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?dbid=118&tname=foodspice). Individuals can use the sweet stuff to punch up the flavor in their coffee, tea or any other place where a bit of sugar may be desirable.
Beans have earned the reputation as the 'musical fruit' as legumes are natural high in fiber and provide a healthy challenge to intestines when being digested. Because of the taste, texture and versatility of beans, they are favored by vegetarians and meat eaters following a Meatless Monday philosophy and provide a healthy dose of calcium to those in need. Beans (AKA legumes) such as black beans, soy beans, chickpeas, peanut butter and split peas are excellent sources of the important bone health nutrient.
Leafy greens such as lettuces, bok choy, broccoli, Swiss chard and collard greens have long been some of the best foods to promote dental health. Studies have indicated that women who were also smokers were able to reduce their chances of developing oral cancer when their diet was rich with the food. In addition to those perks, the leafy section of the garden also provides and excellent way to get calcium. Some options for calcium rich leafy greens are cabbage/bok choy ( a half cup serving delivers 190 mg), turnip greens (a half cup serving delivers 104 mg) and broccoli (a half cup serving delivers 33 mg).
Some individuals already rely on these foods for calcium. A doctor can provide an exam for dietary deficiencies and can share if calcium levels are on point and on target. If not, they may suggest a supplement or eating other foods for dental health. Once that is taken care of a dentist can examine teeth and see the impact of healthy eating first hand. Individuals looking for a dentist simply need to call 1-800-Dentist 24/7 to get the name of great dental care provider happy to help.