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Calcium is an important nutrient (low intake is associated with increased risk of osteoporosis and heart disease). But how much do you really need? Here are the U.S. Government’s latest recommendations. Calcium-rich foods include low-fat milk, yogurt, cheese, canned fish, some soy foods, and...
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Women age 50-plus are dealing with the big hormonal changes of menopause (and, along with it, increased risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, breast cancer, and other age-related health issues), macular degeneration, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular threats to health. The top nutrients for keeping...
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One of the best things you can do for your body as you age is eat a healthful, balanced diet. For men, this includes getting more calcium for strong bones, and heart-friendly fiber. Whole grains are a great way to get the fiber and nutrients your body needs — and Kashi® cereals with your...
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With all the talk about wild versus farmed fish, mercury levels in fish, and how to get omega-3s safely, it’s no wonder many people are paralyzed when it comes to eating something fishy. Canned salmon can be a surprisingly wholesome alternative to fillets, as much of it comes from the overrun...
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Eating cheese can help to protect your teeth in three ways. First, the calcium and phosphorous in cheese work together to re-mineralize the tooth's enamel. Second, these minerals can prevent or decrease the ph level of harmful plaque, which can cause decay. Third, eating cheese stimulates your body...
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Vegan diets are typically healthful in that they avoid the pitfall of excess animal fat and contain lots of veggies – but they can lack certain nutrients as well. If you’re of the vegan persuasion, be sure to inventory your diet frequently to ensure you’re getting adequate vitamin B12, iron, zinc...
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Smile for yogurt We all know yogurt is a good source of calcium for strong bones, and varieties with live cultures are good for digestion. But a new study shows eating yogurt not only helps your bones. Today, challenge yourself to eat a yogurt – and continue the habit once a day.
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It’s important to get enough calcium every day, regardless of your age or gender. And the sooner you start meeting your daily requirements, the better. Why? Well, in addition to using calcium to build strong healthy bones, your body also uses calcium to maintain the functioning of various organs...
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