Bone-Loving Brussels Sprouts Slaw

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 - 5:03pm

 

Join Irma and Skelly (the skeleton that lives in us all) for fun time in the kitchen.

 

Brusells Sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable. These veggies were originally named for the way their flowers seemed to form a cross or crucifix shape. But they are also known as “brassica” vegetables. That comes from their botanical name which translates to “cabbage.” Some people just call them the cabbage family of vegetables.

Eating three servings a day of cruciferous veggies is my personal goal.

Here’s a list of the most common ones you’ll find:

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Vitamin K: The Secret Agent for Bone Health Security

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 - 2:45pm

Vitamin K used to be a super secret agent.  A few scientists were privy to its powers to protect your skeleton but they weren’t talking.  Vitamin K has now been outed.  It’s making headlines and has  become the hot new nutrition celebrity – especially when it comes to strong bones.

What is vitamin K?

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