Osteoporosis Nutrition Consults

I’ve been asked to explain how an Osteoporosis Nutrition consult works. So, here is how I generally work with my clients. I start by asking you to give me something informal outlining how you like to eat. What you eat for breakfast, lunch, supper and snacks. What foods you avoid. Also, I reque...   read full post »

posted on 6/15/2022

   

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

I wrote about magnesium a few years ago and decided I should write about it again. Two reasons, first, nearly half the population of US doesn’t get enough magnesium and research indicates we may need even more magnesium than is currently recommended. Second, magnesium has lots of important fun...   read full post »

posted on 5/17/2022

   

Are Fruit and Vegetable Pills as Good as Eating the Real Thing?

I’m getting more and more questions about fruit and vegetable pills. These fruit and vegetable supplements, manufactured by a variety of companies, are generally made by drying, dehydrating and pulverizing fruits and vegetables to turn them into a powder. Sometimes additional vitamins are adde...   read full post »

posted on 4/17/2022

   

Nutrition info for Volume 1 Eating Plan

I've had several requests lately for the nutritional info for the recipes in my Volume 1 Eating Plan. I posted this info in 2017 as a blog, but you wouldn't see it unless you went way back reading my blogs. So here is the link to the blog with all the nutritional info. Hope this is helpful for those...   read full post »

posted on 3/17/2022

   

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

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