6 Reasons Why Your Bones Love These Kale Chips

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Friday, Jan 22, 2016 - 9:45pm

When Skelly (the skeleton and bones that lives in us all) wants a special treat I pull out my recipe for kale chips. You see, kale is a superfood when it comes to building strong bones. Here’s why.

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Your Bones: Dairy or Greens – Which is higher in CALCIUM and More Absorbable?

By: | Posted in: Blog | Monday, Jul 28, 2014 - 5:03pm

Do you know how much calcium you’re really getting from your food?

I’m not talking about how much calcium is in the food you eat.  I’m talking about how much of that calcium your body actually absorbs.  Scientists call it bioavailability.

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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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Seasonal Veggies

By: | Posted in: Blog, Nutrition | Monday, Jan 24, 2011 - 7:54am

 

Remember all leafy greens are a good source of Vitamin A (immunity), Vitamin C (wound healing, collagen production for healthy skin) Vitamin K (for blood clotting and bone health), and folate (heart health, proper DNA replication for healthy new cells). But additionally, Arugula, Mizuna (Japanese mustard), Wild Kale and Tatsoi are all members of the Brassica family, which make them relatives of cabbage and broccoli.

Let’s talk seasonal veggies!

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