Nutrition

Bone Health 101

There is more to bone health than just eating calcium rich foods or taking calcium supplements. Some foods help with the absorption of calcium and some foods interfere with calcium absorption. We are all aware that dairy products, such as milk, cheese, and yogurt, are great sources of calcium. Did you know that there are …

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Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are highly versatile tiny, oval shaped, black to white seeds. These seeds are highly nutritious and have many different health benefits. Chia seeds come for the desert plant Salvia hispanica, native to Central America, mainly Mexico and Guatemala. Chia seeds can be made into pudding, added to porridge and/or yogurt, used in baked goods, and …

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The Importance of Hydration

Water should always be your first choice when it comes to hydration. Your body is about 60% water, and your body loses water constantly throughout the day. Many people have been told they should drink 6 to 8, 8-ounce glasses of water each day. That’s a reasonable goal for most. However, different people need different amounts of water to stay well hydrated. …

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