You are here: Home » Healthy » Calcium Boosters Calcium Boosters Featured Article,Healthy,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/calcium-boosters/ by RelishJuly 4, 2011 Got milk? How about cheese? Getting your daily dose of calcium can be delicious! Mark Boughton/Styling: Teresa Blackburn http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/pimiento_cheese1.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Summer's here— the perfect time for berries and calcium-rich ice cream. Speaking of calcium, some interesting and very positive research has come from the National Dairy Council. Researchers from the American Cancer Society have linked a higher intake of dietary calcium from dairy foods to a reduced risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Those taking in more than 1250mg calcium per day had a 20 percent lower risk of developing breast cancer. Interestingly, the researchers found no link between calcium supplements and breast cancer risk. So hold the Tums and bring on the milk. To spotlight this valuable nutrient, here are a few calcium-rich recipes, including a Southern sandwich spread, a parfait and a stellar macaroni and cheese recipe. —By Jill Melton, Relish Editor Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Calcium Boosters Got milk? How about cheese? Getting your daily dose of calcium can be delicious! Blackberry Parfaits Fresh berries and lemon cookies are layered with vanilla frozen yogurt for a sensational seasonal dessert. Blueberry Pie Ice Cream Crumbled pieces of blueberry pie are churned into a blueberry-flavored custard.