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Calcium May Help You Live Longer

From Natural Products Insider: According to new research in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, calcium supplementation of any kind may help women live longer. The study, [ … ]

A Joyful Weaning: Embracing a Dairy-Free Life

Last week, the latest in a series of undercover cruelty videos highlighted some of the animal abuse intrinsic to dairy production. Dairy consumption can also cause or aggravate many health problems, and creates enormous environmental pollution. If you’ve been thinking of exploring a dairy-free lifestyle, there’s never been a better time to try it out! Shifting towards a more compassionate, healthy, sustainable dairy-free kitchen doesn’t have to be daunting. Armed with a little knowledge, an adventurous spirit, and some vegan cheesecake recipes, going dairy-free can be surprisingly easy and delicious!

Chia Seeds: Superfood Recipes from Readers

Yep, the very same chia seeds that you use to create awesome Chia Pets are actually a healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and a number of other vitamins and minerals. Not only that, they’re pretty darned tasty!

Eating Vegan: Calcium

When folks find out that you don’t eat dairy, they often want to know where you get your calcium. It’s actually just as easy for vegans to get sufficient calcium, if you’re eating a balanced diet. In fact, it might actually be easier for vegans to retain the calcium we need for healthy bones.

Preventing Osteoporosis: Food and Drink to Build Bone Density

Of the factors at work behind the prevalence of osteoporosis, poor nutrition is one of the worst culprits. In addition to consistent weight-bearing exercise and supplements as needed, eating well to build bone density can help prevent osteoporosis. While most bone density is built before age 20, it’s still important to keep consuming key vitamins to prevent your body from leaching nutrients from your bones.

Superfood Recipe: Kale Chips

This superfood can be found in most grocery stores all year round, but is truly in season from the middle of winter to the first part of spring.Β Β  During this [ … ]