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Calcium Nutrition Healthy Herts

How can I get plenty of calcium in my diet?

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It’s easy once you know how… Here is a sample day of food showing the Calcium quantities next to each food type, in milligrams with Ca next to it, in brackets. Most adults need 700mg daily, up to 1250mg if you have osteoporosis or have coeliac disease – more on calcium in the diet.   Breakfast: 310mg Calcium Bowl of porridge …

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Calcium as part of a nutritious diet… (updated October 2018)

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Q.Why is calcium in the diet important? How much do I need? Important questions – calcium is needed for strong and healthy bones and teeth. Calcium is also required for cell signalling, blood clotting, muscle contraction and nerve function. Most adults between the ages of 19-65 will need 700mg of calcium a day, (different amounts apply for 0-18 year olds, women breastfeeding will …

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Recipes for Menopause

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Really enjoyed the talk at the Letchworth WiRE group this week; it was lovely to meet some new faces, and to discuss your own strategies for a healthy menopause. Recipes … Following on from my talk then, I have posted the links to some phyto-oestrogen friendly recipes for those seeking to incorporate some of the plant oestrogen foods into their diet, as …

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First nutrition talk in Letchworth

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Looking forward to giving my nutrition talk in January! (Tues, 17th Jan, 7PM). OK, I’m also a bit nervous… I’m going to be speaking about how those looking forward to (yes, I did say that!) or those women already in menopause can improve their diet – and lifestyle – to improve their experience of this life-changing time. I’ll be drawing …

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