A lack of calcium can cause tiredness, muscle cramps, weak nails, tingling and low mood.  It is especially important for teenagers to help prevent their bones thinning when they are older.  Good sources include; sesame seeds, broccoli, chickpeas, kale, pulses, dried fruit, such as raisins, prunes, figs and dried apricots, unsweetened soya, rice and oat drinks.

At Vegan Collective we have selected products that will help vegans to embrace a healthy diet to keep their bodies enriched with the right nutrients.  To ensure calcium is included in a vegan diet you can find following products on our website to purchase:

Biona Organic Chick Peas
Biona Chickpeas – these can be added to curry, stews, pasta or even used to make home-made hummus.
Greens Organic Brown Rice Protein Powder
Greens Organic Brown Rice Protein Powder To use this powder 20g – 30g (2 – 3 tbs) can be mixed with water, juice or a delicious smoothie.
Sunwarrior Organic Warrior Blend Berry Protein
Sunwarrior Warrior Blend Organic Berry
To use mix 1 Scoop with ½ a pint of water, almond milk, coconut milk, or your favourite beverage.
Aduna Moringa Green Superleaf Powder 100g
Aduna Moringa Green Superleaf Powder
To use this powder just mix 1-2 teaspoons (or half a teaspoon if you’re just starting out) into any dish or drink that could benefit from a sprinkling of spinachy greens. The easiest way to think of it as superfood seasoning – so just use it as you would any other green herb or seasoning.
What Vegans Need to Know - Part 3 – Calcium
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