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Calcium

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  • People at high risk for osteoporosis may benefit from bone density test

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is a bone density test? Is it necessary to have one even if I'm healthy? I am a 67-year-old woman and I exercise daily. ANSWER: A bone density test uses x-rays to measure how much calcium and other minerals are in a section of your...
  • EATINGWELL: Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Chickpeas

    The assertive flavors of broccoli rabe and rosemary are paired with sturdy chickpeas in this satisfying pasta dish. When buying broccoli rabe, check to make sure the bottoms of the stems are relatively tight, green and moist. If the broccoli rabe at...
  • A Super Addition to your Morning Breakfast: Goldenberries

    A Super Addition to your Morning Breakfast: Goldenberries
    Chock-full of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and a delicious delight for the taste buds, the Incan Goldenberry (physalis peruvian) is a sweet and sour super treat with health benefits galore! Tart and delicious, a goldenberry snack will explode in...
  • EatingWell: Foods with probiotics can boost your immune system

    In some cases, you can feel good about "bugs" in your food. Probiotics--the live microorganisms found in fermented foods, such as yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh and sauerkraut--may help boost your immunity. In one study, participants who took a probiotic...
  • Should You Make the Switch to Organic Milk?

    Should You Make the Switch to Organic Milk?
    Recent news is toting the benefits of organic milk versus conventional milk. However, the proposed benefits provided by organic milk are found mainly in whole milk.  So for those of us not consuming whole milk, does it really matter if you are...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • A plant-based diet has impressive benefits, including longer life

    Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy. People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
  • Treatment for bone disorders focuses on strengthening bones, slowing bone loss

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia? Are they treated differently? ANSWER: Osteoporosis and osteopenia are related conditions connected to bone health. Osteopenia can be a precursor to osteoporosis, but that's...
  • EATINGWELL: Spinach Ravioli with Zucchini Ribbons

    For this light vegetarian ravioli recipe, we combine gorgeous long ribbons of zucchini with spinach-and-cheese-stuffed ravioli and a light cream sauce for a satisfying vegetarian pasta dinner. Spinach Ravioli with Zucchini Ribbons Serves 4. Active...
  • EATINGWELL: Margherita Pizz'alad

    This Italian-flag-inspired Margherita pizza recipe is topped with juicy tomatoes and slices of fresh mozzarella. What could make it better? Adding a salad on top of the pizza to make a pizz'alad. In this case the Margherita pizza is topped with a salad of...
  • EatingWell: A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy

    EatingWell: A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy
    You've probably heard that eating more vegetables and less meat is healthy. Maybe you're even feeling inspired to try eating a vegan diet--which excludes all animal products, including dairy and eggs--to improve your health or lose a little weight. A...