Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
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
I almost never hit calcium or iron and I tend to be low on fat and carbs. I'm eating at the low end right now though, so when I start eating higher when I bump up the weights and/or get to maintenance I'll try to be better. I also take a vitamin.... Read more
Milk is a good source of protein and calcium. Despite the calories, it is a valuable food. Nut milks typically do not have nearly as much protein. I make smoothies with Greek yogurt, which has a lot of protein and thin....... Cont.... Read more
Watched a BBC documentary on line about food. And part of the documentary talked about a study about dairy calcium and weight loss. The gist of it was that 1 liter of low fat dairy a day aided weight loss by diminishing some of the fat that would no... 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
Fresh fruits and vegetables serve as a nutritional powerhouse for most healthy diets. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals, they also help protect against disease. Sure there are small health risks from pesticides, but those are e... Read more
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