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Calcium Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calcium Foods.

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7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

15 Ways to Boost Your Calcium Intake

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

Eating to Prevent Osteoporosis

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

11 Dairy-Free Calcium Sources

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

Lactose Intolerance and a Healthy Diet

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

Have given up fast food. That's been difficult for
Updated 3/4/2015 10:06:56 AM

Have given up fast food. That's been difficult for me. I think with the ease and convenience of with which we can get fast food has become unreal! This has to be a challenge for a lot of people. Who has given up fast food and not just for lent?...  Read more

Canadas Food Guide & Weight Watchers - Difference
Updated 3/4/2015 5:52:37 AM

Hello: Are there any differences between following Canada's Food Guide and following Weight Watchers plan, i.e. food limits etc.?...  Read more

Anyone on here with IC/BPS? Or issues with food in
Updated 3/3/2015 10:49:22 PM

Anyone on here with IC/BPS? Or issues with food intolerences?...  Read more

Comfort without Food?
Updated 3/3/2015 2:33:26 PM

When you're blue, exhausted, or frazzled...what do you do to comfort yourself? Me? Long salt baths fuzzy pajamas Warm soups Journaling Calling a friend ......  Read more

I find that snacks help me space food out across t
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I find that snacks help me space food out across the day, which helps keep my energy more consistent. Think of your body as an old style steam engine-have to keep shoveling in coal every now and then to keep up momentum....  Read more

Fat-Fighting Four

Calcium, Vitamin D, Omega-3s, and Fiber. Make it simple. Calcium food sources: Fat-free milk and low-fat dairy, spinach, kale, broccoli, and white beans. Vitamin D food Sources: Salmon and sardines, fortified Milk, a vitamin D supplement, eggs Omeg...  Read more

notebook

I have a 5 subject notebook. I write or paste articles of protein foods, high fiber foods, healthy fat foods, high calcium foods, etc. so when I am lacking a nutrient I just refer to my pages of my listed items and see how I can make it up....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Healthy Headlines from Around the Web

6 Unconventional Ways to Treat Sore Muscles from ShapeHealthy Microwavable Brown Rice? from Diet Blog10 Health Mistakes You're Making Because You Think You're Too Busy from The Huffington Post5 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling (That Yo...  Read more

Are You Getting The Most From Your Calcium Supplement?

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

List of Calcium foods:

dairy foods, e.g., milk or yogurt; cheese; cottage cheese; green leafy vegetables; broccoli, nuts, e.g., almonds; beans; juices & cereals fortified with calcium...  Read more