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White Bean and Arugula Salad for Delicious Bone Health!

White Bean and Arugula Salad for Delicious Bone Health!

Our good friends Eileen and Gary visited last week and brought some wonderful little gifts to share. As fellow “foodies” we share the passion of enjoying truly quality food items. Along with some amazing spices, they also brought a couple of heirloom beans that are...

Cool as a Cucumber Cantaloupe Tomato Salad

Cool as a Cucumber Cantaloupe Tomato Salad

We know what a powerful antioxidant Vitamin C is. Studies now show that it is also useful in maintaining bone mineral density as we age. But did you also know that the risk of vitamin C deficiency increases as we age? So how much vitamin C do we need in our diet...

Easy Chia Pudding for Calcium, Protein & Weight Loss

Easy Chia Pudding for Calcium, Protein & Weight Loss

This delicious, nutritious breakfast or snack is a snap to make and has many health benefits! It delivers a nice dose of calcium as well as protein. In her book, Healthy Bones, Healthy You Lara Pizzorno also states that when calcium and protein are both present, we...

Keep Bones Healthy with K-rispy Edamame

Keep Bones Healthy with K-rispy Edamame

We don’t hear all that much about one of the calcium partner nutrients, the little vitamin in two types. Vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. K1 is made by plants and helps prevent bone loss. K2 is found in fermented foods, animal products, and the microbiome of your intestine....

Blue Berries for Bone Health?

Blue Berries for Bone Health?

This week I was fortunate enough to make a trek to a beautiful 12-acre USDA certified organic blueberry farm to pick and purchase berries. All in, my friend Karen and I picked 70 pounds of blueberries! So, what does one do with a 35 pound share? LOTS of things. Fist...