Meatless Monday: Juicing!

Juicing is a quick and easy way to take in a lot of fruits, vegetables, vitamins and nutrients in one glass! This is a quick and tasty juice that is great for the immune system.  For this juice I included 5 medium carrots with greens, 5 small to medium beets and one grapefruit.  The carrotsContinue reading “Meatless Monday: Juicing!”

A Review of Nutrients for Bone Health

By Jessica Patella, ND abstracted from “The Role of Nutrients in Bone Health, from A to Z.” from Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. Osteoporosis has become a major public health concern.  Approximately 10 million Americans over 50 years of age have osteoporosis of the hip (1).  In 2005, the economic cost of fracturesContinue reading “A Review of Nutrients for Bone Health”

Surprising Information on Vitamin C Deficiency

Surprising Information on Vitamin C Deficiency Abstracted by Jessica Patella, ND, from “Vitamin C Deficiency in a Population of Young Canadian Adults”, in the May 2009 issue of American Journal of Epidemiology. Scurvy is a condition that results from low levels or lack of vitamin C.  Common symptoms of scurvy include general weakness, anemia, gumContinue reading “Surprising Information on Vitamin C Deficiency”