Home > Newsletters > Weekly > News you should know Updated 05 November 2014 When you can't eat dairy 0 Milk and milk products are known to be good sources of calcium which your bones need to stay healthy and strong.But what if you don't like milk or are lactose intolerant? Then you can take soy products. Soy milk and tofu naturally contain calcium and though not as much as dairy products, many soy products are fortified with this valuable mineral. The amount of calcium in tofu various by brand, so always check the product labels for nutrition information. You should always aim to get 1000 mg of calcium per day. Symptoms of calcium deficiency include aches, cramps, pins and needles in the hands and feet, spasms and twitching in the muscles.Read more: Why your calcium supplement should always contain vitamin DThis newsletter is brought to you by NEXT ON HEALTH24X Here's why you have to clear out your medicine cabinet every year 2019-12-17 04:45 More: WeeklyNews you should know advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Worried about dementia? Check this blood pressure number Diet and nutrition Fish oil supplements may do your heart good Medical Deep brain stimulation may relieve ringing in the ears Medical Could the trauma of miscarriage trigger PTSD? Lifestyle Could a switch to skim milk add years to your life? Medical How could a baby survive 27 minutes without a heartbeat? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.