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Fennel with its bulb-like shape and licorice-like flavor has a rich history that dates back to ancient times. According to Greek mythology, fennel stalks were used to carry knowledge down from Gods to men. Now we're passing knowledge about fennel's health benefits on to you.
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Not only are sesame seeds an excellent source of calcium, copper and a very good source of manganese, but they are also a good source of magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, and dietary fibre.
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November may be Osteoporosis Month, but just five per cent of Canadians consider themselves to be knowledgeable about the disease whose resultant bone fractures are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined. To help protect yourself, it's time to get better informed.
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The biggest culprits for robbing your body of calcium are processed foods, including fast foods and beverages. A majority of them are full of unhealthy levels of sugar and/or salt, as well as excessive calories in most cases. But how exactly do acidic foods and drinks make your bones increasingly porous?
Your bones don't need to suffer if you don't want to drink milk.
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Smoothies are one of the easiest and fastest ways to get a bunch of healthy foods into a portable and delicious meal or snack. Smoothies are also great place to sneak things in that you may not eat on their own. This particular smoothie has a very special ingredient -- kefir (pronounced kee-fir).
Don't be overwhelmed when cruising the isles and refrigerators of the grocery store. Get the low down on milk and its counterparts.
Chia seeds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fats. They come from a flowering plant in the mint family grown in Mexico, and were a staple in the diet of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs. Chia seeds were thought to have magical powers. Aztec soldiers would grind up the seeds and eat them for a boost of energy to sustain them over long periods of time. I add them to oatmeal, salads, granola, and baking.
The toe bone is connected to the heel bone, the heel bone is connected to the ... kale? Not quite, but calcium-enriched foods helps fuel the 99 per cent of calcium that's tucked away in our bones and...
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Taking some vitamin supplements later in life can't be recommended for older women because they may do more harm than good, according to a new study. For the study in this week's Archives of Internal...
Although the dairy industry have done a great job in convincing everyone that they need to consume dairy products to avoid osteoporosis, the research doesn't support the claims. Much more important ar...