Are you lactose intolerant?
Do you know anyone who can't consume milk or
milk-based products? The condition is not uncommon
and these people are classified as lactose
Milk - Source of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin found in certain
foods and is manufactured in the skin as a result of
direct exposure to sunlight.
10 Surprising facts about bone health
You have cottage
cheese for lunch and regularly swim after dinner, so you think you’re getting
the calcium and exercise you need to ward off osteoporosis.
Last month my
74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and
broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times
depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to
day. Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not due to osteoporosis.
Chalk & cheese: optimum nutrition for bone health
Almost every 8
minutes, someone is admitted to a hospital somewhere in Australia with a
fracture due to osteoporosis. 1.9 million, which is 1 in 10 Australians have the
can I keep my bones strong?
There are things you
should do at any age to prevent weakened bones. Eating foods that are rich in
calcium and vitamin D is important. So is including regular weight-bearing
exercise in your lifestyle. These are the best ways to keep your bones strong
Fast, healthy, delicious high protein smoothies
Lacking zing? Want to
get some pep into your mornings? Try these delicious high protein smoothies
using skim milk as a quick start. Once you try these it's unlikely you'll
Are dairy foods healthy for you?
Just how healthy are
dairy products? We let you know.