Calcium (Ca)

Calcium (Ca)

Fun fact: About 99% of the body’s calcium is contained in the skeleton.

  • Helps to build and protect bones and teeth.
  • Plays a role in hormone secretion and enzyme activation.
  • Maintains healthy blood pressure.
  • Aids in relaxation.
  • Helps to regulate muscle contraction.
  • Has a alkalinisation effect in the acid-base balance, along with potassium, sodium, magnesium.
  • Stimulates the production of inulin. Inulin supports the growth of a special kind of bacteria that are associated with improving bowel functions.
  • Strengthens the body’s defences.

Check out Macronutrients and Micronutrients for RNI (Reference Nutrient Intake).

% Based on 1000mg daily intake, UK recommendations state 700mg of Calcium for 18+ year olds so your daily percentage will be higher than stated for adults.

Aja & Nova products that contain Calcium

(Herbs): All herbs on the list below contain small amounts of calcium, other sources needed to reach daily intake goal.


Dandelion leaf

Dandelion root



Raspberry leaf


Elderberries (100g = 38mg 4% DV)

Figs (100g = 162mg 16% RNI)

Golden berries (100g = 9mg 1% RNI)

Medjool Dates (100g = 64mg 6% RNI)

Prunes (100g = 43mg 4% DV)


Amaranth (100g cooked = 47mg 5% DV)

Teff (100g cooked = 49mg 5% DV)


Almonds (100g = 269mg 27% DV)

Brazil nuts (100g = 160mg 16% DV)

Walnuts (100g = 98mg 10% DV)


Chickpeas cooked (100g = 49mg 5% DV)

Beluga Lentils (100g = 19mg 1% DV)

Brown Lentils (100g = 19mg 1% DV)

Green lentils (100g = 19mg 1% DV)

Red Lentils (100g = 19mg 1% DV)


Baobab (100g = 339mg 42% RDA)

Cayenne Pepper (100g = 148mg 15% RDA)

Hemp protein (100g = 142mg 17% RDA)

Kelp (100g = 1600mg 160% RDA)

Black Maca (100g = 258mg 32% RDA)

Maca (100g = 258mg 32% RDA)

Red Maca (100g = 258mg 32% RDA)


Chia seeds (100g = 631mg 63% DV)

Hemp seeds (100g = 61.67mg 6% DV)

Black Sesame seeds (100g = 975mg 98% DV)

White Sesame seeds (100g = 975mg 98% DV) 


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