From: Bonnie MacEvoy <>

Subject: Re: Tofu: Calcium or magnesium (made with nigari)



> "Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with

> calcium sulfate" (item 16426) 683mg/100g ~581mg/3oz serving



> "Milk, low fat, fluid, 2% fat,with

> added vitamin A" (item 1079) 121.6mg/100g ~297mg/8oz glass



Remember also the availability of the calcium in different foods; only 30%

of the calcium in milk is absorbed, but that in plant foods or even

calcium-fortified OJ is much greater. The Milk Board even admits to this

well-concealed fact.


Bonnie MacEvoy, MD