bone density is about more than just calciumStrong bones help us in so many ways, which we often take for granted until we either experience a break or are told we have a moderate or severe fracture risk. For the active lifestyle we all want to enjoy here along the escarpment, being mindful of bone...March 2020
A Veritable Calcium Cake!
1 ½ cup hulled, preferably organically grown, sesame seeds
1 Tbsp (or to taste) maple syrup, raw honey or agave
~ 4-6 Tbsp distilled water
1. Place sesame seeds in a blender. Grind to as fine a powder as possible, stopping a few times to stir up
Why "No-Bean" Hummus? Many people find that their digestive system does not like beans and other
legumes (or their spouses don't appreciate the after-effects of beans being consumed!).
This is a quick and simple recipe that can be made entirely in your...July 2013
It takes more than just ‘being in the sun’ to get this important nutrient
Ah, summer. The season for less clothing, more sunscreen, and shelving the daily vitamin D supplement; after all, you are getting this important nutrient from the sun now, yes?
You may be surprised to know that simply being outside is not necessarily enough...June 2012
Are you spending time here in south Georgian Bay, whether full- or part-time, for the active lifestyle environment? Is your body allowing you to take full advantage of the opportunities here? Will your body still be healthy enough to continue enjoying these...July 2008
Low bone density is not a calcium deficiency.
Are your bones being built-up or broken-down? Actually, both should be happening all of the time... but it is the balance of these processes which is important to establish and maintain. Osteoclasts are cells that continually reabsorb bone while osteoblasts are...November 2006
Are all supplements created equally? In the supplement market it quite often holds true that ‘you get what you pay for’. There are ways to make supplements cost less; use poor quality raw materials, press them into a tablet (greatly increases productivity), and/or...September 2006