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Dr. Barnard Discusses Calcium and Strong Bones: How to Get Enough Calcium on a Vegan Diet

How can we get enough calcium on a vegan diet? Learn about plant-based sources of calcium that are easily absorbed. Thanks to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine for sharing this information about calcium and a vegan diet!

Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Vegan Diet May Help Reduce Risk of Osteoporosis

  This article was contributed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman.  Dr. Fuhrman is a best-selling author, nutritional researcher and board certified family physician specializing in nutritional medicine.  Learn more by visiting his informative website at DrFuhrman.com and his blog at Diseaseproof.com, and following Dr. Fuhrman on Facebook and Twitter.       About 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis, and 34 million [...]

Did You Know That Many Plants Actually Contain Calcium?

Many of us grew up thinking that cow’s milk was the only source for calcium. Medical evidence now suggests that plant-based sources of calcium are better for our health. We can meet our calcium needs on a plant-based diet. Read more to learn which plants contain calcium!

Flax Seeds – Tiny Seeds That Pack a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Flax seeds are amazing. These tiny seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch. Two common varieties are the brown and golden flax seeds, and the nutritional content seems to vary slightly depending on the variety.  According the nutritional information from the Nature’s Path brand of organic brown flax seeds, two tablespoons contain 4 grams of protein,  5 [...]