Wondering how much calcium you need per day? If your intake of calcium-rich foods might be low, or your doctor has suggested a calcium supplement here is some Registered Dietitian advice on how to choose a calcium supplement. Why is calcium important? Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It is key for […]
Exploring the health benefits of California prunes, truly natures candy As an advocate for simple, yummy whole foods I am excited to share some of the good news from my client the California Dried Plum Board. Not only are California prunes a quick and delicious on-the-go snack, but trend setters and chefs from around […]
3 Superfoods for Menopausal Women This segment is sponsored by my client The California Dried Plum Board Perimenopause and menopause certainly brings out many changes for women both in the short term as well as the long term. The good news is that nutrition can play an important role in helping to improve some of […]
Click here to read about Food Sources of Calcium (Canadian Nutrient File). Click here to get tips on Increasing Your Calcium Intake (Dietitians of Canada). Click here for some Calcium-rich Recipes (Dietitians of Canada). Click here to use a Calcium Calculator to help determine if you’re getting enough calcium (Osteoporosis Canada).
Click here to read about the recommended intake and food sources of Vitamin D (Canadian Nutrient File)