Infused Waters - another way to add alkalinity to your diet

Infusing water with fruits and vegetables adds great flavor and alkalinity to your water. I find that infusing water with fruits and vegetables also helps me to drink more water since, for me, it tastes better infused. Cook’s Illustrated (July/August 2014) reviewed 4 models of beverage infus...   read full post »

posted on 7/18/2014

   

One more reason to get your calcium from food not supplements

I encourage everyone to get their calcium from food and not from supplements. If you just can’t seem to get enough calcium in your daily diet then I generally suggest you only supplement with the amount of calcium you don’t get from your food for that day. So if your calcium requireme...   read full post »

posted on 7/4/2014

   

Chia Seeds can add to your daily calcium intake

Two Tablespoons of chia seeds contain 138 calories, 9 grams healthy fat, 10 grams fiber, 5 grams protein and 179 milligrams calcium as well as being rich in antioxidants. Chia seeds are derived from a plant in the mint family, have a mild, neutral flavor and can be eaten whole or ground. Chia see...   read full post »

posted on 6/20/2014

   

Answers to questions about Almond Butter

I include Almond Butter in my Food 4 Osteoporosis Eating Plan. Here are the answers to some questions I’ve received about Almond Butter. You can purchase it at Health food stores, Whole Foods, Trader Jo’s and many grocery stores carry Almond Butter. It is usually in the same section a...   read full post »

posted on 6/6/2014

   

A Salad with as much Calcium as 8 ounces of milk

When most people think of food sources for Calcium they think of milk but you can get calcium from a variety of foods beyond milk. The calcium in fruits and vegetables can add up plus it comes with lots of other bone healthy nutrients found in fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables also dec...   read full post »

posted on 5/23/2014

   

Learn to Cook - the case for cooking

Limiting your diet to fast food and frozen dinners can make it difficult to get 9 plus servings of fruits and vegetables per day. It also makes it hard to keep the acid load of your diet balanced out with alkaline foods. One of the best things you can do for your bones and overall health is to co...   read full post »

posted on 5/16/2014

   

Yes, you can eat a Hamburger

To keep your diet alkaline, which some nutrition experts feel is key to good bone health, I recommend that for every ounce of meat you eat you consume one serving of a fruit or vegetable, for every ounce of cheese you eat you consume two servings of fruit or vegetables and for every serving of bread...   read full post »

posted on 5/2/2014

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