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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...

200mg of Natural Calcium in One Tablespoon?

200mg of Natural Calcium in One Tablespoon?

Look no further than Black Strap Molasses. That’s right, one tablespoon has a whopping 200 mg of calcium. What exactly is Black Strap Molasses? It’s a cousin to regular molasses, but actually tastes quite different. Blackstrap molasses is a byproduct of sugar...

Quick Calcium Rich Salmon Salad Base

Quick Calcium Rich Salmon Salad Base

Although I don’t use a lot of canned foods when preparing meals, I have become a fan of canned, wild caught salmon with the bones. When comparing fresh caught salmon (which is admittedly delicious in my book!), the process of canning salmon with heat softens the bones...

Calcium Rich Nettle Chai Latte

Calcium Rich Nettle Chai Latte

I continue to get many questions regarding how to add calcium to one’s diet in new and interesting ways. As many know, I’m a big fan of the plant Nettle (Urtica dioica) as I appreciate how nutrient dense it is and the amount of highly bioavailable calcium it contains....