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10 Amazing Dairy-Free Recipes for the Lactose Intolerant or Dairy-Free Eater

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Milk, butter, and cheese are all popular ingredients in many recipes and dishes, which can be tough when you’re lactose intolerant or opting for a dairy-free diet for a different reason. The good news is there are plenty of delicious recipes that don’t contain any dairy—you just have to know where to look! You can start here, with this list …

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Five Essential Nutrients Kids Need Daily

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It can be hard enough to get all the nutrients you need as an adult, but trying to get the kids to eat healthy foods often feels like an exercise in futility—especially when they’re picky eaters. Add to that the fact that sometimes it’s not exactly easy to figure out what the “essential nutrients” for kids even are, much less …

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Sleeping Better at Night with Yoga [and Other Things]

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Insomnia is a common issue, and one that far too many people struggle with on a regular basis. Does that describe you? Want to sleep better at night without relying on prescription drugs that can mess you up? The good news is that insomnia can be managed, and there are a number of things you can do for sleeping better …

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Calcium for the Picky Eater’s Diet—A Parenting Sneak Attack

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Calcium is an essential nutrient for people at any age, but it’s especially important for children. I will confess to having kids who don’t drink milk, rarely eat yogurt, and eat cheese sporadically. While dairy products aren’t the sole source of calcium, it’s hard to get the recommended daily amount of calcium into your kids by way of food alone. …

How Women Can Improve Bone Health During Menopause

How Women Can Improve Bone Health During Menopause

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Having healthy bones is important for everyone, but it’s especially critical for women who are going through menopause. That’s because when your bones aren’t at their best during this stage of life, you have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis—and you don’t want that! Fortunately, you can ease the sting of menopause and improve bone health by eating and drinking …

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Lactose-Free Cheese? You Bet it’s a Thing

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If you’re lactose intolerant but you love cheese, you’re not alone. In fact, about 75 percent of the world is considered lactose intolerant, yet a good number of those people seem to like cheese. Of course, if your symptoms are pretty severe after you eat any type of cheese that has lactose, you probably avoid it. But you don’t have …

Calcium-Rich Foods to Feed Your Picky Eaters

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Calcium is one of those nutrients we all know is important for strong bones and teeth. It’s especially important for growing children, who need over 1,000 mg per day once they hit age 4. But when your child’s a picky eater, it can be hard to ensure he or she gets enough calcium-rich foods every day. Luckily, there are some …