Top Meats High in Calcium

About Meats and Calcium

Most meats are fairly low in calcium, but some contain more than others.

Some of the highest calcium meats include anchovy, clams, crab meat, shrimp, beef, trout, chashu pork, pork, chicken breast and canned tuna. Other calcium rich meats are turkey, sausage, ham, chicken, salmon and bacon.

We calculated the top meats for calcium by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 16 meats highest in calcium.

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult DV (Female or Male)

Anchovy (raw)

image of anchovy

In 1 ounce, anchovy has 42mg of calcium, or about 4% for adults.
Calcium
42mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
224mg in
200 Calories (153g)
4%
22%
Complete nutrition for Anchovy

Clams (cooked)

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1 ounce of clam contains 26mg of calcium, or about 3% for adults.
Calcium
26mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
124mg in
200 Calories (135g)
3%
12%
Complete nutrition for Clams

Crab Meat

image of crab meat

In 1 cup, crab meat has 123mg of calcium, or about 12% for adults.
Calcium
123mg in
1 cup (135g)
219mg in
200 Calories (241g)
12%
22%
Complete nutrition for Crab Meat

Shrimp (raw)

image of shrimp

1 medium shrimp contains 3.2mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
3.2mg in
1 medium (6g)
152mg in
200 Calories (282g)
0%
15%
Complete nutrition for Shrimp

Beef (ground)

image of beef

In 1 ounce, beef has 9.9mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
9.9mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
25mg in
200 Calories (72g)
1%
3%
Complete nutrition for Beef

Trout (cooked)

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1 small trout contains 35mg of calcium, or about 4% for adults.
Calcium
35mg in
1 small (113g)
30mg in
200 Calories (98g)
4%
3%
Complete nutrition for Trout

Chashu Pork

image of chashu pork

In 1 stix, chashu pork has 6.8mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
6.8mg in
1 stix (26g)
30mg in
200 Calories (116g)
1%
3%
Complete nutrition for Chashu Pork

Pork (ground)

image of pork

1 ounce of pork contains 6.2mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
6.2mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
15mg in
200 Calories (67g)
1%
1%
Complete nutrition for Pork

Chicken Breast (cooked)

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In 1 cup, chicken breast has 21mg of calcium, or about 2% for adults.
Calcium
21mg in
1 cup (140g)
18mg in
200 Calories (121g)
2%
2%
Complete nutrition for Chicken Breast

Canned Tuna

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1 ounce of canned tuna contains 4mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
4mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
22mg in
200 Calories (156g)
0%
2%
Complete nutrition for Canned Tuna

Turkey (cooked)

image of turkey

In 1 lb, turkey has 64mg of calcium, or about 6% for adults.
Calcium
64mg in
1 lb (453.6g)
15mg in
200 Calories (106g)
6%
1%
Complete nutrition for Turkey

Sausage (cooked)

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1 link of sausage contains 11mg of calcium, or about 1% for adults.
Calcium
11mg in
1 link (87g)
8mg in
200 Calories (62g)
1%
1%
Complete nutrition for Sausage

Ham

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In 1 ounce, ham has 2.8mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
2.8mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
7.6mg in
200 Calories (76g)
0%
1%
Complete nutrition for Ham

Chicken (ground)

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1 ounce of chicken contains 2.3mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
2.3mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
8.5mg in
200 Calories (106g)
0%
1%
Complete nutrition for Chicken

Salmon (raw)

image of salmon

In 1 ounce, salmon has 2mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
2mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
11mg in
200 Calories (157g)
0%
1%
Complete nutrition for Salmon

Bacon (cooked)

image of bacon

1 ounce of bacon contains 0.28mg of calcium, or about 0% for adults.
Calcium
0.28mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.22mg in
200 Calories (22g)
0%
0%
Complete nutrition for Bacon


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