Posts Tagged ‘soy milk’

Don’t like milk? Alternate routes to calcium!

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Detest the taste of milk and worried about how to get your daily dose of calcium and vitamin D? Here’s a list of calcium-fortified foods which can protect you from osteoporosis!

There are scores of others who are just like you, but still manage to get their daily supplements without having to depend on dairy products. Calcium and vitamin D are essential for strong bones. So, if you are lactose intolerant or just don’t like milk for reasons unknown, check out the other sources of calcium and vitamin D.

Soy milk

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Health tip of the day

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Include plenty of cheese, soy milk, orange juice, yoghurt, crackers, cereal, bread and breakfast bars in your diet. These foods will improve bone health better than prescription bone-building medicines.

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Adequate Vitamin D dosage prevents schizophrenia

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Newborn babies with low levels of Vitamin D face double the risk of schizophrenia later in life.

A study conducted by the Queensland University Brain Institute confirmed that those with low Vitamin D had a two-fold increased risk of developing the disorder.

Schizophrenia is a poorly understood group of brain disorders that is usually present in young adults. Symptoms include hearing voices and delusions.

The Queensland research team used tiny samples of blood taken as part of routine screening from newborn babies in Denmark, reports the journal Archives of General Psychiatry.

Also see: How much vitamin D do you actually need?

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