A New Way to Eat Kale

Kale is a great source of plant-based calcium along with lots of other bone healthy nutrients. I include kale in my Smoothie recipes. I’ve done blogs on kale pesto, Massaged Kale Salads and other ideas including kale chips. Recently, I came across an article in the March/April 2022 issue of Co...   read full post »

posted on 2/26/2022

   

Supplements, Falls, and Good Balance

With osteoporosis we are all about doing balance exercises and working to prevent falls, since falls so often result in fractures. So, can supplements decrease or increase the risk of falls? According to a recent consumerlab.com report, yes, a couple of supplements can affect your risk of falling. M...   read full post »

posted on 1/15/2022

   

Nancy's High Calcium, High Protein Smoothie Recipe

This Smoothie recipe is one of the ways I help my clients make sure they are getting lots of vegetables, plenty of calcium from food and adequate protein. My Smoothie is packed with lots of bone healthy nutrients. The Smoothie contains 500 mg. calcium and 6 fruit/vegetable servings (if you use a lar...   read full post »

posted on 11/10/2021

   

What about Postbiotics?

I’ve written about both prebiotics (food for probiotics) and probiotics (good bacteria in your gut) but this is my first discussion of postbiotics. So what is a postbiotic? The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) defines postbiotics as “A preparati...   read full post »

posted on 10/10/2021

   

Don't Drink Too Much of the Plant Based Milks

Plant based milks offer an alternative to dairy for those who don’t tolerate or choose to drink dairy milk. Choose the sugar free versions with as few additives as possible. When consumerlab.com looked at plant based milks they found most products contain the nutrients they claim and are relat...   read full post »

posted on 9/14/2021

   

Revisiting Lectins

I think I need to talk about lectins again as I continue to be asked about them. Lectins are a type of protein found in most plants. They play a protective role for plants. Lectins are found in cereal grains, legumes and fruit and are highest in black beans, kidney beans, soybeans and whole grains. ...   read full post »

posted on 8/15/2021

   

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Try to eat some vegetarian meals every week. Here is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes. I like it for lunch or dinner. Roasted Vegetable Salad Makes 4 servings Preheat oven to 425°F. Salad Ingredients:
1 pound Brussels sprouts
4 cu...   read full post »

posted on 7/20/2021

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