Healthy Substitutions for Baking and Cooking This Holiday Season

Tis the season…for baking holiday cookies, making dishes for holiday parties, and the list continues.  There are many traditional foods that are served around the holidays that are loaded with fat and calories. However, with some slight modifications, many of these recipes can be little healthier.  Try the following substitutions to reduce the fat and […]

Vitamin D and Bone Health

It is well known that calcium is essential for bone health, and that inadequate intakes of calcium can lead to osteoporosis.  However, many people don’t realize that Vitamin D is needed for the absorption of calcium.  In fact, without vitamin D, calcium passes through the intestines unabsorbed, leaving the bone undersupplied even when calcium intakes […]