Regular weight-bearing exercise stimulates bones and makes them stronger. Try activities such as running, hiking, dancing, tennis, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, skateboarding, soccer and weight training to build bones. While…Read more

Sun exposure triggers vitamin D production, but this can vary greatly with skin pigmentation, season and geography. If you live in the northern United States, there is a good…Read more

Many nutrients work in concert to provide the framework for healthy bones. Calcium lies at the forefront, but vitamin D, magnesium, vitamin K and regular exercise also are important.…Read more

Your child’s bone health might not be your first concern when you think of how optimal nutrition impacts your kids’ health. After all, osteoporosis largely affects older adults. But,…Read more

Eating right on game day is your athlete’s secret weapon for top-notch performance, whatever the sport. Here’s a sample game day nutrition plan: • Pre-game breakfast. Gather together the…Read more

Have young athletes in your family? Feeding them requires knowledge and planning. Not only do they need optimal nutrition for fueling and recovery from training, but they also must…Read more

The first step in carb counting is working with a registered dietitian to develop a meal plan that outlines the amount of carbs you should eat at meals and…Read more

At fast-casual Chinese places like Panda Express, you can fill a bowl with one entrée (like chicken or beef) and one side (like rice, veggies, or chow mein). If…Read more

A recently study from Spain involving 19,986 coffee drinkers is music to the ears of countless millions of people on earth that drink coffee. The research followed participants for…Read more

Carbohydrate counting is a method of meal planning that involves calculating the amount of carbs you eat at each meal and snack. Keeping track of your daily carbs can…Read more

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