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Tips #4 of Bone Health Holiday Tips – Superfoods


Tip #4 of Bone Health Holiday Tips - Superfoods Superfoods to Strengthen Bones A “superfood” is a food that is rich in many nutrients and low in empty calories.  Most superfoods are fruits or vegetables, but there are others as well. For bone health, a diet should include a healthy dose of brightly colored fruits [...]

Stress – A Major Killer to Bone Strength – Tip #3


I am at the beginning of my series, 12 Days of Bone Health Holiday Tips.  You can view the first two tips here: Tip #1 - MOST IMPORTANT!  Check your minerals -…lth-holiday-tips/ Tip #2 - Water for Bone Health…h-holiday-tips-2/ Tip #3 of Bone Health Holiday Tips - Stress   Stress! Stress!  We live with stress every [...]

Water for Bone Health (Holiday Tips #2)


Today, I want to discuss Tip #2 of my 12 Days of Bone Health Holiday Tips. If you missed Tip #1 of my 12 Days of Bone Health Holiday Tips, go here:…lth-holiday-tips/ WATER! How can something as simple as drinking water make a difference in your bone health? Read on to find out... Bone is made [...]

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, and More Pumpkins


Pumpkins, Pumpkins, and More Pumpkins When most of us think of pumpkins, we think Jack-o-lanterns, and fall decorations. But pumpkins have a wide array of uses, including delicious ones! There are many different types of squashes available today…all sizes, shapes, and textures! All have edible, sweet, soft meat that range from pale yellow to brilliant, [...]

Using the Six Taste Buds To Create a Satisfying Salad


Six Tastes and a Tasty Salad! What makes a good salad? This month marks the month where salads all over the world are celebrated!  And what a better place to celebrate then here as we focus on nutrition and health. The summer season provides us with a bounty of vegetables, fruits and leafy greens, so why not [...]

Asparagus – The LOVE Vegetable (for your spouse, bones and body)!


Asparagus Yep!  We have a whole day devoted to this elegant and delicate tasting vegetable!   And no wonder!  High in Vitamins, K, C, E, B and A, along with folate, potassium, phosphorus, folate, zinc, selenium, fiber, protein and anti-oxidants, asparagus is a nutrient-dense food, packed with antioxidants that has been used for medicinal purposes for [...]

Osteoporosis – The Silent Disease


Osteoporosis is often referred to as "the silent disease".  It affects approximately 10 million people in the US alone, and is estimated to affect 200 million women worldwide. This includes approximately one-tenth of women aged 60, one-fifth of women aged 70, two-fifths of women aged 80, and two-thirds of women aged 90. In addition, osteoporosis causes [...]

Toxic Metals and Mineral Balancing


Toxic Metals and Their effect on Mineral Loss by Veronica Worley Guest Expert in Rooted in Science I was asked recently to share my "expert" advice on toxic metals and their effects on the body and loss of minerals.  So I decided to write about it in more depth as I share the link to [...]

Broccoli- Superfood for Bone Health, and More


Broccoli- Superfood or Not? Broccoli’s reputation as one of the world’s most healthiest vegetable still rings true!  Broccoli is one of the most hated and yet the most well-loved vegetables in the nation. Nutritionists talk about it, presidents and other celebrities tell their experiences with it, but through it all, broccoli maintains the royal status [...]

Greens, Greens, Greens…Who Would Have Thought They Were This Important?


Greens, Greens, Greens...Who Would Have Thought They Were This Important? There’s a good reason why your parents always told you to eat your greens as a child.   It’s a simple fact:  Greens are the at the top of the list for important groups of foods that should be consumed daily.   Greens, especially the darker leaf [...]

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