Did you know this about Vitamin D and Osteoporosis? My recent doctor’s visit where I had a little freak out getting a bone density scan (I’m not going to lie, it did open my eyes!) has really had me focusing on strategies to help my bones stay strong as I age, and I want to make sure you have the same information too. Remember, Osteoporosis often happens without warning. It results from an … [Read more...] about Vitamin D and Osteoporosis and Menopause
Looking for a recipe to help you in eating disorder recovery OR to help prevent Osteoporosis? Here is a quick and easy recipe that is rich in bone-building calcium and Vitamin D as well as heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids! Ingredients: 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (2% or full fat) 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 1 T fresh lemon juice and zest of one lemon ¼ tsp coarse salt … [Read more...] about Recipe for Roasted Salmon with Yogurt
Yes, getting the proper amount of calcium can help you build stronger bones and prevent osteoporosis. In my last blog post, I shared with you Part 1 in my series focused on Risk and Screening for Osteoporosis at midlife. Today’s focus will be on dietary changes you can take to maintain strong bones for a lifetime to prevent osteoporosis. You might be wondering why I am diving into this … [Read more...] about How Calcium can help prevent Osteoporosis
For many people, the first sign of osteoporosis, a debilitating bone disease, is actually breaking their first bone! That’s because it happens far more often than many of us realize. After working hard to avoid going to a doctor’s offices during COVID over the past year, I’m finally catching up on some preventative health screenings. The other morning I went for a bone density scan and I started … [Read more...] about Strategies for Strong Bones at Midlife, Menopause and Beyond
I want to share some important information about learning to become an intuitive eater. I have had many people describe a true fear of noticing hunger, of being hungry. If this describes you, let me explain a bit more about this fear. Do you fear hunger? If you have ever dieted and chances are, you have, you may have experienced a real fear of hunger, worried that once you do give in to that … [Read more...] about Do you ever fear hunger and food?
From having a “gut” instinct to “feeling” something in your gut, our GI tract plays a critical role in the health and well-being of our entire body. Our gut – more specifically, the gut microbiome –is literally a second brain that plays a role in our moods, our immune system, our weight, and metabolism, and even influences the metabolism of hormones, such as estrogen. This lesson will focus on … [Read more...] about The Role of our Gut Microbiome in Menopause: From Weight to Wellness