You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an... Read more
Milk. It does a body good.
Unless it doesn't, that is.
While milk is an excellent source of calcium and protein, up to 75% of the world's population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk. When they try, the result... Read more
Skim and almond and soy, oh my! The days of the milkman dropping off either whole or skim milk are long gone. These days, there's a dairy (or non-dairy) variety to meet every taste, dietary requirement and lifestyle—and they don't alway... Read more
I always use the Spark entries for my nutrition log, if there is one. My current obsession is chinese style vegetable stir fries. The spark entry for bok choy does not credit it with having any % of calcium though I have read on many other sites that... Read more
Many people choose to either not eat dairy or can only eat a limited amount for various reasons. They might be vegan or lactose-intolerant. Apparently, 65% of the world's population is lactose-intolerant. That's over 4 billion people! As we all need... Read more
I am cutting my vitamins in half today my multi women's vitamin and my calcium D vitamin soon possibly stopping. I am eating much better and at the end of the day Sparks people says I'm way over what I need for vitamins. Is anyone else doing this?... Read more
Can Calcium Boost Weight Loss?Low-fat milk, fortified orange juice, leafy greens, and yogurt are all rich sources of calcium, but can they actually improve your weight-loss success?One study has shown that eating three servings of low-fat, calcium-ri... Read more
I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al... Read more
It’s not exactly a news flash that milk can give you strong bones and carrots help sharpen your eyesight. But what you may not know is that you can get more disease-fighting bang by eating certain foods together. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Fred... Read more
Today, I got the protein and healthy oils, but according to my daily nutritional report, I am still lacking in calcium. It is hard to balance all of the the things I need without going over points/calories for the day. But, I have been eating very... Read more
I was amazed when read that people who took a 1200 mg supplement of calcium a day lost 6 X as much weight over a 15 week period than people who did not. I looked at my daily vitamins. Nope! Nowhere near 1200. So, where am I getting my calcium from... Read more
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