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Q&A: Can Vegans Get Enough Protein or Calcium?

Question:

Is it possible to get enough protein and calcium in a vegan diet? I know all whole plant food contains protein, but the question is are the quantities you’re eating enough to make a difference? 263 more words

Nutrition

Substitute of the week - Mustard vs. Mayo

Mustard is a far better choice than mayonnaise. On top of its minimal calories, only 5-10 calories per tablespoon depending on the type of mustard, it is also low in sugar and contains virtually no fat. 171 more words

Fitness Thoughts

Amaranth Flat bread / Rajgira Paratha

Amaranth or rajgira means “immortal” or “everlasting” in Greek because it contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C. 246 more words

Supplements for Bone Health and Support

Supplements for more robust bones include many nutrients and especially calcium, vitamin D3 and K2. Magnesium and trace nutrients are also crucial for fortifying bone health… 50 more words

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Calcium Supplements May Increase Risk of Dementia in Women with Cardiovascular Disease

Background

To reduce the risk of osteoporosis, the NIH recommends that elderly people consume 1,000 to 1,200 mg of calcium per day. Since this is difficult to obtain from food alone (for reference, a glass of milk contains less than 300 mg), many people take calcium supplements to reach their daily minimum. 521 more words

Alzheimers

Chia seeds have five times more calcium than milk

Chia was a staple for Incan, Mayan, and Aztec cultures. “Chia” is even the Mayan word for “strength”, and Chia seeds used to be referred to as “Indian Running Food” because they are so energizing. 317 more words