2 April 2013 Calcium: Get Enough But Not Too Much!
A recent study has shown that calcium supplementation is linked to an increased risk for having a heart attack. This is a problem since many people take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis. So what can we do to keep our bones strong while keeping the risk of heart attack low?
31 January 2012 Dietary Control of Blood Pressure – It's Not Just About Sodium
Dietary Control of Blood Pressure – It's Not Just About Sodium Controlling blood pressure can be accomplished by exercise, losing weight if overweight, diet, and/or medication. Although most messages we hear about dietary control of hypertension focus on salt or sodium reduction, it is only one of four...
5 April 2011 Are You Lactose Intolerant?
Are You Lactose Intolerant? Many people tell me that they won't drink milk because it gives them gas, cramps or diarrhea. They don't have a milk allergy, but the gut discomfort is enough to turn them off milk and most milk products. What they have is "lactose intolerance" – a relatively common condition...
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