We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&... Read more
When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an... Read more
These days, most of us conduct our banking online and at ATMs instead of in front of a teller. Before you go fully digital in your banking, do a bit of research. Choosing a bank based on its online presence is very similar to the steps your grandpare... Read more
When you need cash for lunch, you head to the closest ATM--disregarding the $3 fee. You don't balance your checkbook. Overdraft fees--those are like a credit extension, right? Wrong. All these seemingly small fees add up quickly, and if you regularly... Read more
You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
I decided to start tracking my Calcium intake through SP. I don't have a ton of Dairy since it upsets my stomach so I wanted to make sure I'm still getting enough from everything else I eat. My Tracker is set at 100-150% RDA, but everything I read on... Read more
I stopped taking the supplements and would like to know how to add more calcium to my diet without using dairy products, a family member is lactose intolerant so I don't have many dairy products on hand and I don't care for the fortified soy, almond... Read more
I stopped taking calcium supplements and would like to know a few other ways to add more into my diet. I'm not to big on dairy products and add skim milk to my coffee in place of creamer and sometime eat yogurt or cheese. I don't care for soy, almon... Read more
I just tracked several micro-nutrients and discovered I am consistently very high on vitamin A. Should I be concerned about this? I have raw carrots more or less daily, often several servings a day, and I eat fish often.
I also discovered I am... Read more
Sugar promotes heart disease and diabetes. People who eat too much sugar tend to have higher blood tryglycerides which is fat in your blood. Change your sweet tooth to a tart tooth and your intestines will thank you. High doses of sugar and artifici... Read more
I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al... Read more
Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health? Great question! Dietary cholesterol usually gets a bad rap, but did you know that your body actually needs cholesterol? That's because cholesterol is a building block of body c... Read more
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