A new study, published inthe Journal of the American Medical Association looked at whether supplementing with calcium and vitamin D reduces cancer risk.
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There are many ways to supplement our diet with vitamins, herbs and superfoods, but the best place to get a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals is on your plate.
Is taking a Vitamin C pill really the same as eating an orange? Companies who manufacture supplements would like you to think so…as it is a billion dollar a year business. However, they are not the same.
Who can deny that a beer, a pretzel, and lederhosen are great fun?
Well, before you drink yourself into oblivion this month, you may want to know the pros and cons of our favorite Autumnal alcoholic beverage.
The other day I got into a discussion about beverages. This is a discussion I seem to get into often and it got me thinking about all of the drinks we have to choose from these days. Marketing has really done a number on our diets, and I’m pretty sure it hasn’t made them better. […]
A new study out this month finds that tart cherry juice can help you get a better night’s sleep, but there are study limitations and it probably doesn’t have as strong of an effect as other methods for curing insomnia. Nonetheless, here’s another reason to enjoy some cherries or cherry juice today. There are many […]
A long-standing myth about veganism is that animal products are the only dietary sources of vitamin B12. Here’s a little information about this critical vitamin as well as some easy ways to work it into your diet.
Spirulina is called the Earth’s healthiest Superfood. It is considered to be one of the cleanest foods on the planet and it is also packed with numerous essential nutrients. [social_buttons] This simple, one-celled form of blue-green algae is believed to have appeared on the Earth about 3 billion years ago. “Spirulina has since survived without […]
Need a reason to eat some delicious fall pumpkin? Here are six of them!
There are a few ‘nutritious’ chocolate bars and candies appearing on the health food store shelves touting the benefits of calcium and various vitamins and minerals combined with lovely dark chocolate. I’ve tried a few of them with mixed results. When GD (that’s Green Diva folks) Jen brought me a goody bag for my birthday, among the […]
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. During this time it tastes its best, and is most widely available. Kale, (along with its relatives such as Brussels sprouts, collard greens, and cabbage) is full […]
Stress… it’s something we deal with on a daily basis. Some of us take it all in stride, others let it build up to the breaking point. When we experience stress too often, our autonomic nervous system rarely has a chance to activate the relaxation response. This can eventually lead to physical or emotional illnesses […]