Health

NUTRITION TIPS FOR STRONG BONES

1.  GET ENOUGH PROTEIN Protein is a crucial component of bone health.  In fact, collagen is a main protein that provides flexibility to bone, allowing it to absorb force.  Protein also increase absorption of calcium,…

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Vitamins and minerals – tips for healthy living

The basics Five servings of different fruit and vegetables daily will ensure you get plenty of vitamins and minerals. Foods lose vitamins and minerals when they are cooked, so it’s best to steam or poach fish and…


IRON FOODS, FUNCTIONS, & FACTS

IRON FUNCTIONS Oxygen Transport (part of hemoglobin and myoglobin) Energy and Metabolism Immune System Function IRON STATUS INDICATORS SERUM IRON Indicates the amount of iron in the blood. Sometimes people may have a normal serum…