Today we want to celebrate the strawberry. Did you know that the strawberry is the most popular berry in the United States? According to the California Strawberry Commission, California produces enough strawberries to go around the world side by side 15 times!
Who doesn't love berries? These versatile fruits are a great snack, and they're good for you too! In fact, new research has revealed that blueberries, cranberries, huckleberries, and related plants all contain a special cancer-fighting compound called resveratrol.
The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
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Bone Health Strategies
To improve the health of your bones, include more foods that are good for them in your daily diet. You want to foster bone strength and make sure that your body gets all the nutrients that it needs. Not sure where to start? Try the healthful options we outline in this post...
Stir Fry for Bone Health
We're going to wrap up our posts for osteoporosis awareness month with a few more recipes and tips for getting enough bone-healthy nutrients. Today we bring you a delicious stir-fry that provides 473% of the daily value for vitamin K, 22% of the daily value for magnesium, and 10% of the daily value for calcium.
Getting Enough Vitamin D
Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of...
Osteoporosis Prevention and Vitamin D
Vitamin D appears to be very critical for health, especially in the prevention of osteoporosis and cancers, including breast, prostate, ovarian and colon cancer. This article explores the different types of vitamin D and their roles in the body.