Fermented Foods: What Are They? Plus 11 Recipes

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health 1 Comment

Our bodies are made up of 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells. Good bacteria and other microbes live in our digestive tract and throughout our entire body. Our guts alone are home to over 100 trillion bacteria! That’s right, trillion. This collective mass of bacteria is called the “microbiome.” The health of your immune system is directly related …

Healthy Summer Food Swaps

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health 6 Comments

Summer is the best time to lighten things up in the kitchen. Nobody wants to nosh on heavy, high-calorie foods when it’s hot, especially when engaging in sports and outdoor activities or while at the beach. There’s no better way to lighten up your meals than with my top six healthy summer food swaps. That’s right, we’re replacing those salty, …