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You Don’t Eat Dairy? How Do You Get Your Calcium Then?

where to get calcium when dairy is off the menu

I gave up dairy a few years ago when I found out I was intolerant to it.  Whenever somebody finds out that I don’t eat or drink it anymore, I inevitably get asked ‘but where do you get your calcium from then?’  A fair question and one that I too asked as I think it […]

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Let the Sunshine In! Why you need some Vitamin D!

Sunshine Vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently called the “sunshine vitamin.” Every tissue in the body has Vitamin D receptors, including the brain, heart, muscles and immune system.  It assists with the absorption of calcium helping to build strong bones, teeth and muscles.  It also activates genes that regulate the immune system and release neurotransmitters (e.g., dopamine, serotonin) […]

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