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Calcium (INACTIVE)

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  • Milk does a body good, but what kind is best?

    Milk does a body good, but what kind is best?
    As the say goes, milk does a body good, but with so many on the market these days, which milk is best? If you're trying to trim the saturated fat, dietitians suggest going for the 1% or Skim milk.  Rice, soy or almond milk might be best for those with...
  • Leafy greens are full of nutrition

    You're in the majority if your definition of leafy greens is limited to salads made with iceberg lettuce. The good news is that there are many other leafy greens, which are nutrition powerhouses low in sodium, high in fiber.  Kale is a versatile leafy...
  • How to follow the MyPlate guidelines

    How to follow the MyPlate guidelines
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Mary Gallagher, dietetic intern,...
  • Simple steps for better bone health

    Building strong bones is a life-long project. Our bones get strong and stay strong through a combination of food and fitness. Building and maintaining a healthy skeleton is a process that begins before birth and one that must continue through every decade...
  • Vitamin D plus calcium tied to longer life

    Vitamin D plus calcium tied to longer life
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium supplements may live a bit longer than their peers, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that older adults who were given vitamin D and calcium supplements were 9...
  • Parsley: It's one of the most nutritious herbs you can grow and use

    Parsley: It's one of the most nutritious herbs you can grow and use
    Parsley, (Petroselinum crispum) a member of the carrot family, is a lot more than just a decorative green on of a plate. In fact, it is one of the most nutritious of all herbs. An excellent source of vitamins A and C, it also contains niacin, riboflavin...
  • Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet

    Healthy snacks are essential in maintaining healthy diet
    If life is hectic between work, taking kids to and from school, sports and after-school activities, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may feel as if there’s no time to eat healthy. But if you have a schedule like this, it is even...
  • High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly

    High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones. A dose that high was found...
  • Healthy Kids Summer Recipes

    Pineapple Pork Kebobs Serves 4 Preparation Time: 25 Minutes Ingredients: Rosemary Garlic Marinade ·   ½ cup olive oil ·   2 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced  ·   4 cloves garlic, minced  Pineapple Pork Kebobs ·   1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut 1-inch...
  • July 31: Midday Fix - Diet and Exercise

    July 31: Midday Fix - Diet and Exercise
    Downsize Fitness 220 North Aberdeen Street, 2-N Chicago www.downsizefitness.com/ Six Additions to Your Diet Dark Leafy Greens Think kale, spinach, broccoli, etc. Contain calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and zinc, as well as vitamins A,...
  • The hard facts on bones and vitamin D

     The hard facts on bones and vitamin D
    The best way to reduce risk for osteoporosis — a thinning and weakening of the bones — seems to be the subject of ongoing debate. This month brought a fresh round of questions after a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine...