Calcium

Your Modern-Day Diet Is Robbing You Of Calcium And Healthy Bones

Marc Davis | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

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?

How To Get Calcium Without The Dairy

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Living

Your bones don't need to suffer if you don't want to drink milk.

Boost Your Healthy Gut Bacteria With This Kefir Blueberry Citrus Smoothie

Carolyn Berry | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

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).

Milk or an Alternative? What Does the Body Good

Rose Reisman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

Don't be overwhelmed when cruising the isles and refrigerators of the grocery store. Get the low down on milk and its counterparts.

Cinnamon Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Is The Perfect Dessert

Carolyn Berry | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

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.

10 Foods For Strong Bones

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living

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...

Older Women Should Avoid Vitamins, Study Finds

CBC | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada Living

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. ...

Build Bone Strength With These 10 Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Doug DiPasquale | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living

Although the dairy industry have done a great job in convincing everyone that they need to consume dairy products to avoid osteoporosis, the research ...