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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...

You Say PoTAEto, I Say PoTOTo – but are they good for you?

You Say PoTAEto, I Say PoTOTo – but are they good for you?

Like many things, the answer is it depends. It depends on which variety is selected and how they’re prepared. Potatoes have a fairly high glycemic index. On the index of 0-100, potatoes come in at about 41-61. With a higher antioxidant content, however, colored...

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Supports Health Bones? Yup!

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Supports Health Bones? Yup!

Did you know that most believe that a healthy diet contains 25%-35% of calories from healthy fats? Healthy fats actually enable us to absorb fat-soluble vitamins, including vitamins A, D & K which are all important partner nutrients when it comes to making calcium...