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Hair Loss in Women: It’s More Common Than You Think

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Last summer, I was cruising toward my 40th birthday in September feeling pretty good about how I was aging. I mean I was relatively wrinkle free, and not obese, and although I definitely have more aches and pains than I used to, I felt like I LOOKED pretty good, which is awesome because I’m admittedly more than a little vain. …

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Every Kid Healthy Week — Ensuring Your Kid Leads a Healthy Life

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It’s the last week of April, which means it’s Every Kid Healthy Week! If you’re not sure what that is, it’s a yearly observance that focuses on what schools are doing to keep kids healthy in numerous ways, from improved nutrition to more physical activity. Basically, this is the week to recognize—and build on—any school’s accomplishments related to health and …

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How Much Calcium Children Need

Shelly Kramer Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

Everybody probably thinks they know what calcium is, but as a refresher, calcium is a mineral found in many foods. Why does calcium matter? That’s easy—our bodies need calcium to not only maintain strong bones, but also to carry out other important functions. Almost ALL calcium is stored in bones and teeth, where it supports their structure and hardness. Suffice …

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Almond and Honey Dairy-Free Ice Cream

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream! It seems like just about everyone loves ice cream for dessert…but not everyone can eat it without feeling sick! That’s why there’s a need for all kinds of ice cream, including ice cream that doesn’t contain dairy for the lactose intolerant. If you’re wondering how that works, keep in mind …

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Why Vitamins and Minerals Are Important and How to Get Them

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Most people know vitamins and minerals are important to their health, but that may be the extent of their knowledge about the nutrients bodies need to stay healthy and fit. Vitamins and minerals come from what you put in your body, and the body needs those nutrients to function the way it should. Here’s an overview of why vitamins and …

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Five Nutrients Men Aren’t Getting Enough Of—And How to Fix That

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Are you focused on trying to be at the top of your game when it comes to fitness and health? If so, you are definitely not alone. In all candor, I wake up every day striving to be at the top of my game, and then family, work, and a whole lot of other things get in the way and …

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Allergy-Friendly Dessert: The Really Chocolatey Chocolate Cake

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  Just because you have to deal with food allergies doesn’t mean an insanely chocolatey, delicious allergy-friendly dessert is out of the question. In fact, there are more options than you might have thought. So whether you’re satisfying a sweet tooth of your own, or casting about for an allergy-friendly dessert for a special occasion, this recipe is quite likely …

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Lactose Intolerant—Here are Five Ways to Get the Calcium You Need

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Dairy tends to be the go-to source of calcium for many people, but if you’re lactose intolerant, you’ve got a whole different challenge. The good news is that dairy is far from the only way to get calcium in your diet. In fact, there are plenty of lactose-free, calcium-rich foods available for the lactose intolerant. Here are just a few …

FitFormula Rebrands, Launches New Supplement Line

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HERNDON, Va. – March 9, 2018 — FitFormula Wellness, makers of the Cal-EZ Calcium + Vitamin D powdered calcium supplement, proudly announces a rebrand, moving from the standalone Cal-EZ offering to a full family of FitFormula Wellness supplement products. Like the original Cal-EZ offering, FitFormula’s supplements are simple, pure, gluten free, with no artificial anything. Even better—with quick absorption properties, they’re very effective. The team at FitFormula Wellness …

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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 of 10 amazing dairy-free recipes.

Quick and Easy Calcium-Rich Snacks for Men

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Osteoporosis is a condition that can affect anyone, not just women. And yet many men aren’t even aware that they could be losing bone mass over the years without noticing any symptoms first. Want to avoid ending up with weak bones as you get older? Pay attention to your bone health—and doing that is as simple as making sure you get enough calcium in your diet every day.

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 remember that on a daily basis. This parenting business—it’s complicated. I decided it might be a good idea to revisit the basics as to the essential nutrients kids need daily, so that I can tweak my own menus and fine-tune the things I’m sliding in front of them.

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 …

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. …

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Risk of Osteoporosis for Men—It’s Greater Than You Think

Jay Bua Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

When we think of people who are at risk of osteoporosis, it’s not uncommon to think of mostly women and the elderly. The risk of osteoporosis for men is likely not a health concern most of us think much about. But it turns out we should—because men can get osteoporosis. Sure, the risk of osteoporosis for men is lower than …