Ya, vitamin K2 gives me permission to buy that $16.99 a pound slab of aged Gouda at Whole Foods, and that lovely block of Jarlsberg cheese to melt over my broccoli.... great way to get my calcium, too... since the new research claims that calcium supplements put one at risk for heart attack... food sources do not.
Nom nom nom!
Never underestimate the value of getting out of your own way.
I've recommended this the World's Healthiest Food and its newsletter to Sparker's before, but felt it was time for another post on the topic.
WHF is a treasure chest of nutritional wisdom.... really too good to miss.
WHF newsletter will send you a daily veggie-centric recipe.... once a week it highlights a food. So you will never run out of creative ideas for meals... and you'll get an education on nutrition as well.
The site itself is an extremely well written healthy foods/vitamins/minerals encyclopedia, with no "kooky" bias or "fringe mentality"... the articles are based on science. I also love that the site tells you how to get your nutrition from careful food selection, rather than thru supplementation.
I thought I'd post this one on vitamin K today, since its a vitamin that many of us may have heard of before, but are not all that familiar with. Vitamin K2, the form found in fermented foods such as aged cheeses, has in recent years been found to keep the hardening of arteries at bay as well as helping with osteoporosis.
Here's a link to the article... on the left is the newsletter sign up.
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