Tag Archive: calcium

Love Your Leafy Greens

Love Your Leafy Greens

The fastest way to turn your diet around? To go from not-so-great to almost perfect? The answer is organic leafy greens – those life-supporting, health-inducing, nutrient-packed edibles that should take up most of the space on your plate at every meal – not just at dinnertime. Eat them or drink them, but just get them into your body every day – that’s my leafy green mantra, and I hope you will make it yours. Need a little more encouragement? Here’s the top-line low-down on my favorite health-promoters, the “leafys”:

Avocado

Avocado, The Amazing Healthy Fat

I am always looking for ways to help my muscles recover more easily. In addition to supplementation, I get asked what foods will help promote these results. Recently, many of my patients have also expressed concern about hair growth, nail strength and dry skin. Avocados can help with all of this, and that’s why they’re so popular in the wellness world!

Vitamin K2

The Secret Vitamin For Heart And Bone Health

A few very well publicized studies showed that calcium supplements may be bad for one’s heart. This has lead scores of consumers to abandon their calcium supplements out of fear that they are damaging their cardiovascular systems.

Chia Pudding for Breakfast

Be Well Kitchen: Chia Seed Pudding for Breakfast

Have you jumped on the chia seed bandwagon? I love chia seed pudding for breakfast in the spring and summer. It’s super quick and easy to prepare, and the variations are endless. Chia seeds are a great superfood for a few reasons: