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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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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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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.† We also made a long distance move.† Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.† Choco…

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Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: ďtype 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…

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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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Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

We all grew up hearing that calcium and milk products were essential for healthy bones and teeth. Now, one in two women over the age of fifty will break a bone because of osteoporosis!†It's only re…

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Does This Shot Put Your Bones at Risk?

For women who use the shot (a.k.a. Depo-Provera), there's good news and there's weird news. For years women have been warned that the shot can cause loss of minerals in their bonesówhich could mean th…

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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. …

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