Magnesium and Vitamin D

Magnesium and Vitamin D: They Need Each Other

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If you recently found out you have a vitamin D deficiency, you might have started taking vitamin D supplements to quickly get this nutrient into your body. But what you might not know is that you also need more magnesium if you want to maximize the effectiveness of your supplements. That’s because magnesium assists the body in absorbing vitamin D. …

5 More Ways to Increase Your Energy Levels

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A 2015 Gallup poll revealed that nearly two-thirds of Americans drink roughly three cups of coffee per day. Coffee is likely to continue to be our energy potion of choice, but a shift beyond a short-term energy boost is underway. Now, women are seeking holistic solutions to staying energized – and the answer isn’t necessarily at the bottom of a …

6 Signs You Might be Deficient in Vitamin D

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Getting enough vitamin D can be tricky. People with excess body weight, darker skin tones, and people who spend too much time indoors are all more likely to have lower levels of vitamin D. In addition to helping your body absorb calcium, optimal levels of vitamin D may help prevent depression and plays an important role in proper immune system …

How to Keep Active When You Have a Desk Job

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  According to the American Heart Association (AHA), sedentary jobs have increased by 83% since 1950. Due to technological advances at home and in the workplace as well as improved transportation, today’s workforce is significantly less active than they were in the past. The AHA also recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate activity five days a week, which can …

How to Stay On Track with Your Goals Beyond the New Year

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One common theme in the new year is the resolution to get healthy. Another common theme is that those healthier lifestyles tend to revert back to the way they were within the first couple weeks to a month of the new year. Goal setting may seem hard, but it’s really a lot easier than you think. With the right structure …

Tired, Burnt Out and Addicted to Sugar?

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

Do you wake up each morning feeling exhausted, even after getting plenty of sleep? Do you often feel lethargic, lacking the mental and physical capacity to do the things you love? Have you been relying on caffeine, carbs, or the candy dish at work for a quick energy boost…only to feel a major “crash” hours later? If you said yes …

Are you Getting Enough Vitamin D this Winter?

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

Many of us don’t get enough calcium and vitamin D, especially during the winter months when there isn’t enough sunlight to stimulate the production of vitamin D from our skin. Vitamin D and calcium are critical for bone health, particularly during adolescence and after age 50. Vitamin D actually helps your body absorb more calcium and recent studies have shown …

12 Tricks to Lighten Up Your Favorite Holiday Dishes

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

This week I hosted my first Friendsgiving for my supper club gals. It was a ton of fun (and work!), but totally worth it to spend time with my best girlfriends before the hustle of the holiday season begins. My friends and I are foodies for sure, but we also like to eat healthy and definitely appreciate saving a calorie …

4 Ways to Stay Happy & Energetic this Winter

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Including Danielle Omar’s Pumpkin Energy Bite Recipe Sweaters and boots are back, clocks have been set back, the air is crisp, the daylight is shorter and Starbucks officially released their holiday red cups. I’ve been in denial, but I can no longer hide from it – fall and (almost winter) are officially here. And while I can always get down to …

5 Secrets to Feeling Young & Energetic After 40

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I spend so much time taking care of everyone else, it’s easy to neglect my own health. Sound familiar? As a busy mom, wife, and business owner, I admit my yearly physical gets postponed (or never scheduled), exercise gets put off, sleep seems more and more elusive, and I lack the energy to do the things I love. I know …

The one superfood you should eat everyday: Apples

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

As the saying goes…an apple a day keeps the doctor away! Apples are one of the original superfoods. They pack a powerful antioxidant punch, are rich with vitamins and minerals, and are a great source of fiber. This delicious and versatile fruit does it all! Apples & Their Health Benefits GUT HEALTH & REDUCED HEART DISEASE RISK Apples are a …

Halloween Candy Dilemma – Is it worth it?

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Yes, Halloween candy is delicious and absolutely worth eating, BUT in moderation of course. If you’re an adult who regularly exercises and eats right– treat yo self! But if you’re a parent, worried about your child’s nutrition and their candy consumption, you’re right to be concerned.  Children need proper nutrients such as protein, calcium and vitamin D, before filling up on candy.

The Ultimate Fall Produce Guide + 8 Must Try Fall Recipes

Danielle Omar, MS, RD Calcium and Bone Health 4 Comments

It seems like it happens overnight…the days get a little shorter, there’s a chill in the air, and before you know it, fall is here! From brussels sprouts to honey crisp apples to pumpkin, I love the bounty of nutritious in-season vegetables that fall brings to my plate (not to mention calcium rich vegetables such as kale and broccoli). The best way …

Small and Mighty: 8 Tiny Foods That Pack a Healthy Punch

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  From hemp hearts to flax to sunflower seeds, these mini nutrition superstars are loaded with essential nutrients like protein, fiber, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids. Both a versatile and functional part of a healthy diet, they pack a powerful punch in a small package.  

My Well-Rounded List of Supplements for Fitness

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As an athlete, eating well-rounded, healthy meals is crucial to keeping your body in tip-top shape, and in keeping all your organs functioning to support you in your sport. Even though we may exercise regularly, stay hydrated, and eat all the right things, sometimes it isn’t enough on its own for one reason or another. Supplements can help bridge the …