Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis

 

Last time, we discussed the risk factors for low bone mineral density leading to osteoporosis. Click here-Low Bone Density Risk Factors If you have many of these risk factors you may want to talk to your doctor about getting tested before the standard screening age. How do they determine what’s going on with your bones?

While there may be some outward signs that your bone may be thinning such as Continue reading “Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis”

Low Bone Density: Who’s at Risk?

Some of you were curious about osteoporosis and how to help yourself. After all, low bone mineral density leading to bone fractures can be not only debilitating, but deadly.

While it is most common in women, men and children can also have low bone density. Continue reading “Low Bone Density: Who’s at Risk?”

Product Review: Amrita Protein Bars

 

Amrita foods has had energy bars on the market for a few years now. Recent additions to their line of energy bars are protein bars and mini bars. This review covers the protein bars and mini bars.

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What you missed at the 2018 Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo

 

It’s that time of year again, to make the pilgrimage to the land of all things gluten free.

I had the opportunity to be an official blogger at the 2018 Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo again. Was it worth going? Continue reading “What you missed at the 2018 Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo”

Feel Like Getting Healthy Will Be A Drag? Make It Fun Instead.

 

So, you’re resistant to making healthy changes because you feel like it’s going to be depressing. It might be. Continue reading “Feel Like Getting Healthy Will Be A Drag? Make It Fun Instead.”

Product Review: Native Deodorant

 

With growing concerns about the ingredients in antiperspirants and deodorants causing breast cancer or Alzheimer’s, more people are turning to natural brands. I’m not here to debate whether or not these concerns are valid, but to check out alternative deodorant brands. Do these work? If so, how well? Continue reading “Product Review: Native Deodorant”

Potassium

 

If you have high blood pressure, you’ve probably been told to eat more potassium. As you nosh on the obligatory banana, how much do you know about this mineral? It is important for so much more than blood pressure. Continue reading “Potassium”

Stewardship of Us. Does it Matter?

 

Stewardship is the responsibility of managing or taking care of something that belongs to someone else.

We are called to be Continue reading “Stewardship of Us. Does it Matter?”

Product Review: Health-Ade Kombucha

 

After learning and writing about kombucha, you know I had to check it out for myself. My daughter has been drinking it for a while and enjoys it. Continue reading “Product Review: Health-Ade Kombucha”

My Fish Oil Choice

 

Fish oil, DHA and EPA specifically, benefits your health in many ways. Studies show it is beneficial for pain, depression, memory, blood thinning, RA, early brain development, triglycerides reduction, mental health issues, among others.

For health benefits the average person should be taking about 1 gram of fish oil per day. That’s 1000 mg. That’s because the average person is deficient in omega 3. For some health conditions it could be Continue reading “My Fish Oil Choice”