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...
The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
Themes for nutrition classes, presentations, and wellness fairs
Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
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.
Osteoporosis and Cholesterol
Since it's osteoporosis awareness month, today we're going to talk about the link between cholesterol and osteoporosis. In this article, we explore the growing scientific evidence that suggests that the same type of diet that promotes the hardening of the arteries may also promote osteoporosis. Higher levels of LDL in the blood may not only lead to blocked and calcified arteries but also thinned and decalcified bones.
April is National Cancer Awareness Month. The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends eating a healthful, phytochemical-rich diet, exercising, and maintaining a healthful weight in order to reduce your cancer risk by 30%. Too busy at work to adhere to these guidelines? Just follow these suggestions for strategies to...
Where IS the Beef?
Very lean beef is a good choice for consumers who can find and afford it. But there is more to a heart healthy diet than beef. In this post, Dr. James Kenney evaluates questionable claims based on a short-term study.