Tag Archives: Calcium

Vitamins and minerals that are depleted by the prescription drugs you take

Vitamins and minerals that are depleted by the prescription drugs you take In today’s world every time somebody comes down with a cold they turn to prescription drugs, this might not be the wisest choice, if we are concerned with living a long and healthy life. In this fast paste world we want a quick…

Menopause and Women’s Health

Menopause and Women's Health Creating a “quality” menopause transition requires following certain guidelines to minimize its effects on women's health. You probably know that this condition wrecks havoc on female anatomy creating chemical imbalances and overall discomfort for a period of time (both short and long). Bouts of anxiety, physical symptoms such as hot flashes…

34- The Special Needs of the Pregnant Vegetarian

It's apparent that your nutritional needs increase when you are pregnant. However, you only need approximately 300 more calories than normal during this time, so it's imperative that you make wise food choices and eat nutrient-dense food. A good start is to ensure that you're eating plenty of protein. Your need for protein increases about…

What Else Are You Getting With Vitamins Supplements

What Else Are You Getting With Vitamins Supplements Fillers, Binders, or What Else Am I Getting? There’s more to a vitamin supplement than meets the eye—and sometimes more than meets the label. Fillers, binders, lubricants, and the like do not haveto be listed and often aren’t. But if you’d like to know what you’re swallowing,…

Blood Pressure Medications

Blood Pressure Medications High blood pressure is unfortunately something that most people have to deal with as they age. This is especially true for the average person in the western part of the world. The national average for high blood pressure is approximately 24% in the United States with most other Western countries within close…

Preventing Osteoporosis

Preventing Osteoporosis Source: Flickr Last month my 74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to day. Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not…

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients Source: Flickr Despite the possibility of your implant rupturing from the pressure, doctors still recommend that women who have undergone a breast augmentation have a mammogram. Women who are considering breast augmentation should be aware that implants can interfere with finding breast cancer during a mammogram. This is because the…

A Tasty way to Do the Raw Food Vegan Diet

A Tasty way to Do the Raw Food Vegan Diet Source: Flickr Many people see the raw food diet as being healthier and giving them more energy, despite the lack of any long-term analyses of the successes of a raw vegan diet as compared to other types of raw food diets. To try a raw…

Effective means of preventing kidney stones

Source: Flickr Urolithiasis, commonly known as kidney stones develop in a person's body when there is a collection of materials—such as minerals—to a small stone. These stones are commonly found in the kidney, but there are also those that stay in the ureter or in the bladder. Also called "nephrolithiasis," by physicians, kidney stones can…

The Importance Of Good Nutrition In Keeping Your Smile Beautiful And Your Mouth Healthy

The Importance Of Good Nutrition In Keeping Your Smile Beautiful And Your Mouth Healthy Source: Flickr A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a person’s oral health. Many…