Fruit as a class is not loaded with calcium, but you can choose fruit selectively as part of a calcium-rich diet. The top ten fruits for calcium in our database are at right — olives may not sound like fruit however and a number of them are quite obscure.
Tamarinds are a key part of the Mexican diet but not typically used in middle America. Prickly pears are increasingly popular as a nutritional supplement — they are the red fruit on top of cactus/nopal. Certainly, most of us have access to oranges, dates, and currants.
For the most part, however, the best calcium-rich diet is one that you create yourself based on what you like to eat and what is available to you. We include the more common fruits below — explore these fruits and come up with some great calcium-rich meals that work for you.