Sunday, September 22, 2019 by: Melissa Smith Tags: #nutrition, bone density, bone health, calcium, collagen, food cures, food is medicine, functional food, goodfood, goodhealth, goodmedicine, healthy bones, Magnesium, natural medicine, nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, omega-3s, prevention, protein, skeletal health, superfoods, supplements, tocotrienols, vitamin C, vitamin D, Vitamin K, vitamins (Natural News) Calcium is often the supplement taken when it comes to bone health. While bones do need calcium, it’s not enough to maintain bone health on its own. Other nutrients are also as important for overall bone structure, health, and fracture prevention. Here are six more nutrients that are essential for keeping your bones strong and healthy: 1. Magnesium Your body needs enough magnesium for transporting and using calcium. Studies report that the daily intake of magnesium increases bone density, particularly in postmenopausal women who are at risk of … [Read more...] about Beyond calcium: 6 Supplements that promote bone health
Best Greens-Based: Ronzoni SuperGreens Rotini Ronzoni walmart.com $1.97 “It’s a kale smoothie in pasta form,” one taster reported. For vegetable-enhanced non-legume pasta, choose a variety with simple ingredients, says Abby Langer, R.D. PER 2 OZ: 200 calories, 9g protein, 40g carbs (4g fiber), 1g fat … [Read more...] about These 5 Super Pastas Are Worth Every Carb
You’re probably the type of person who constantly seeks out ways to improve your health and wellbeing. (You're here, after all.) And there’s a good chance you have an idea of what you need to do to eat better. But between the mountains of constantly changing information, terminology, fad diets, and more, navigating the field of nutrition can become needlessly challenging in a hurry. We wanted to simplify all that, and we figured the best place to start is at the beginning. So, we went back to the basics and put together a quick a refresher course on nutrition fundamentals. But we couldn’t just stop there. With the building blocks in place, we stacked on a few additional strategies to help you level up from square one. Add fruits and veggies to every meal “Eat a diet that’s rich in fruits and vegetables.” There’s no doubt you’ve heard this before. But filling your plate with the foods you should be eating can be easier said than done. One … [Read more...] about Want to Step Up Your Nutrition? Start by Mastering the Basics.
YouTuber duo the Buff Dudes, aka brothers Brandon and Hudson White, regularly challenge themselves to new diets and workouts on their channel. They recently went on a low-carb, high-fat journey when they attempted to go keto for six whole weeks, with the goal of adhering to the diet as closely as possible to achieve "full ketosis." But they soon found that being strictly keto is a lot harder than it first sounds. "The first two weeks were pretty rough," said Hudson. "My main problem was really just making sure that I kept under the designated number of carbs; about 20 to 30 grams a day." One thing that he discovered is that even protein-rich foods like nuts contain low amounts of carbohydrates, so if you're snacking on them throughout they day, that can take you over the allotted carb level and out of keto. "You don't realize that they can very quickly add up," he said. His solution was to use a calorie tracker app like My Fitness Pal. And while he had a great time indulging in fats … [Read more...] about These Guys Went Full Keto for Six Weeks. Here’s What Happened.
Little kids love it. Pro athletes love it. What happens when you ask big-time chefs to upgrade the protein-packed, salty-sweet classic that is PB&J? Three different kinds of awesome, that's what. Warning: The three peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to come will do several—if not all—of the following things...Completely shift how you currently think about PB&J construction.Expand your concept of "jelly."Further deepen your appreciation for bacon.Introduce you to honey slabs.The Stinger The bread: sourdough, buttered and toasted on 1 sideThe nut butter: creamy peanut butterThe jelly: honeycomb (or raw honey)The verdict: sweet and sour nutty perfectionThe Healthy Elvis The bread: organic multigrain, toastedThe nut butter: organic unsweetened creamy peanut butterThe jelly: all-fruit jam (your choice)The toppings: 1 Tbsp cocoa nibs, 1/2 grilled banana (sliced)The verdict: a bittersweet nutty banana symphonyThe Fully Loaded The bread: wheatThe nut butter: almond butter … [Read more...] about The World’s Best PB&J Sandwiches, According to Top Chefs