Tag Archives: vitamin d

Cholesterol Levels Running High?

     Some people are reluctant to take statins even though their cholesterol is running high. This article discusses ways to reduce the risk of high cholesterol but is not a comment on the wisdom of taking or not taking statins.      Cholesterol … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Building Strong Bones

Most of us believe that if we get enough calcium and vitamin D we will maintain healthy bones as we age. In this country, a woman over 50 or a man over 70 is told to get at least 1200 … Continue reading

Posted in Food, supplements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fish, measuring the good and the bad

Seafood is a source of long-chained omega-3 fats that our bodies need. Seafood is also a good source of iodine and vitamin D. Yet despite these important nutrients, we are advised to limit how much fish we eat. Most of … Continue reading

Posted in chemicals, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Strong Bones Without Dairy??

At present, I am seeing a growing trend toward anti-veganism. I’ve heard reasonably well-educated practitioners declare that a diet without animal products cannot be healthy. Without relying on human research, they proclaim that a vegan diet is only suitable for … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments