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25 Vegan Sources for Calcium

When folks find out you don't eat dairy, after they tell you they'd die without cheese they often will ask how you get enough calcium in your diet without milk products. The dairy industry has done a …

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isnít just a matter of popping calcium supplements.† Itís important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:† boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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9 Arugula Benefits For Your Salads, Health & Love Life

Arugula's aromatic, peppery flavor adds a wonderful dimension to a salad, to your health and maybe even†your sex life. Arugula is also known by other names such as salad rocket, garden rocket, roqu…

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How Beans Help Our Bones

Health authorities from all over the world universally recommend increasing the consumption of whole grains and legumesóbeans, split peas, chickpeas, and lentilsófor health promotion. But what about t…

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4 Best Foods for Your Bones (and the 4 Worst!)

What are the best foods for bone health? What are the worst? The answers might surprise you! If you've turned on the TV or opened a magazine lately, you've probably seen one of those Got Milk? ads to…

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Are You Deficient in Calcium?

Most people equate calcium with bones, which is no surprise considering that the average personís bones contain about three pounds of calcium.† Thatís about 99 percent of the bodyís calcium supplies.†…

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Is Milk Really Ideal for Bone Health?

The dairy industry pours millions of dollars every year into campaigns like "Got Milk?" to convince consumers that we need several servings of their product every single day to keep our bones healthy.…

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Top 10 Spring Superfoods

Spring is finally here and along with it starts the cascade of vibrant superfoods.† Obviously, some take a little longer than others, but here are my picks for the top 10 spring superfoods.† Enjoy! …

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Are You Getting Enough of the Heart-Health Mineral?

Before you pop that calcium supplement you might want to consider the importance of its partner mineral, magnesium.† Excessive amounts of one mineral can decrease absorption of another.† Thatís import…

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