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11 Foods with More Calcium Than a Glass of Milk

Leafy greens jefftakespics2/Shutterstock Leafy greens are a great source of calcium, especially dark greens like spinach, mustard leaves, bok choy, turnip greens, and kale. Two cups of turnip greens contain about 394 milligrams of calcium, and two cups of kale contain 188 milligrams. If you don’t like eating these dark leafy greens in your salad, try mixing… Read More »

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

Drink water. Go light on the animal products. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fruit juice is liquid sugar, not fruit. Avoid processed foods. Limit booze. Canada’s new food guide is being praised for its simplicity, for doing away with confusing, “idiotic and ridiculous” recommended portions and serving sizes and for promoting a… Read More »

Complex Sugars and Microbiome in Mother’s Milk Influence Neonatal Rotavirus Infection

Using a multidisciplinary approach, an international team of researchers, including scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, reports that complex interactions between complex sugars and the microbiome in breast milk influence neonatal rotavirus infection. Published in the November 27 online issue of Nature Communications, the authors say the study provides new understanding of… Read More »