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What Builds Healthy Bones? CALCIUM

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. Aim for a good calciumRead more

Help Your Child Build Healthy Bones

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, with children building about 40Read more

Eating Right on Game Day

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 family for a pre-game breakfastRead more

Nutrition for Your Young Athlete

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 meet energy demands of growthRead more

Tips for Counting Carbohydrates

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 snacks throughout the day. Then,Read more

Eating out healthfully vs. miserably.

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 you make it Orange ChickenRead more

Can Coffee Save Your Life?

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 14 years, and found thatRead more

What is Carbohydrate Counting? Is it effective?

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 help you keep your bloodRead more

Nutrition Tip #7 to Enhance Your Health in 2018

BUY SLICED MANGO, CANTALOUPE, PINEAPPLE, OR OTHER FRUIT. You’ll still pay less than you would for a fruit salad at a restaurant. And you are getting loads of antioxidants and other discovered (and undiscovered)Read more

ONE of the Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss is to Shave Calories Anywhere and Everywhere…Always!

Whether you’re at Chipotle, Qdoba, Moe’s, or another fast-casual Mexican chain, “the usual” piles some 1,000 calories on your plate. Exhibit A: a 1,140-calorie Chipotle Chicken Burrito (flour tortilla, chicken, white rice, black beans,Read more