START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: calcium

What the Dairy Industry is NOT Telling You

Why are so many people convinced that dairy is the best source of calcium? A strategic marketing campaign from the dairy industry would have us believe that by drinking milk, we will be protected from…

450 comments

9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

By Matthew Kadey, MSC, RD, Experience Life Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and…

376 comments

8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You donít need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.† With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

146 comments

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.†…

167 comments

7 Essential Facts About Calcium

Most of us associate calcium with healthy bones, and rightly so. But did you know that calcium is also vital for maintaining the health of your nervous system? It also helps blood clot and muscles con…

98 comments

The Big Bone Lie – Don’t Believe the Hype!

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with osteopenia and it may not be true. Our bones, designed to carry us upright for our entire lifetime, naturally build-up and break-down along the way. …

58 comments

Two Glasses of Milk Per Day, Like it or Not

My kid doesnít really go for milk. Sure he will humor me from time to time with a few sips from a glass, but all in all, he shows very little interest. This would normally be fine, but since milk is t…

111 comments

Snack Your Way to a Slimmer You

Few people believe me when I tell them that eating more often will help them lose weight. I'm sure images of buffets and junk food pop into their mind. But, eating a healthy snack every two to three h…

54 comments

Top Sources of Calcium for Vegans (Infographic)

When we think of calcium, we often think of milk or dairy products. But there are so many other options out there! Check out the fruits, veggies, beans, and seeds that will give you the most bang for …

63 comments

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.…

81 comments

meet our writers

Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

people are talking

Great!

Thanks

Just wondering if all the facts are present in this article. They have to move to find new homes whe…