If you have young children, you’ve probably told them more than a few times about the importance of getting enough milk to keep their bones healthy and strong, right? And It’s true, the calcium in milk is a key building block for healthy bones. But what if your child doesn’t like milk or is allergic […]
Calcium & Bone Health
If you’re here on the Cal-EZ blog, I’m guessing you care about bone health. As I’m sure you know, Calcium and Vitamin D are essential to maximizing bone strength. What many women don’t realize is their bones reach maximum mineral density and strength around age 30. This means your diet (ie what you eat and […]
After months of testing more than 1,000 different products, Clean Eating magazine has finally announced their 100 picks for their annual Clean Choice award. Guess what? This year, Cal-EZ was one of the “100 exemplary picks” chosen to receive the award and we couldn’t be more excited! Winning this award is no small feat. Products […]
While we await spring’s arrival, when it comes to our wellness routines the team at Cal-EZ is all about maximizing and working with the remaining days of winter, not fighting it! That means brisk outdoor runs in our favorite winter running gear, reacquainting ourselves with the treadmill when it’s too cold outside and filling up […]
Many of us don’t get enough calcium and vitamin D, especially during the winter months when there isn’t enough sunlight to stimulate the production of vitamin D from our skin. Vitamin D and calcium are critical for bone health, particularly during adolescence and after age 50. Vitamin D actually helps your body absorb more calcium […]
Yes, Halloween candy is delicious and absolutely worth eating, BUT in moderation of course. If you’re an adult who regularly exercises and eats right– treat yo self! But if you’re a parent, worried about your child’s nutrition and their candy consumption, you’re right to be concerned. Children need proper nutrients such as protein, calcium and vitamin D, […]
Exercise is Bigger than Weight Loss Many people exercise to lose weight or get in shape, at least initially. While improving your physical appearance is a common motivator, exercise can improve many aspects of your health. From more well-known outcomes such as strengthening muscles to improving heart health, and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, […]
#trackpictuesday Always feel blessed to call myself a #TeamNB girl! A photo posted by Sarah Brown (@sarahmb15) on Sep 8, 2015 at 4:15pm PDT Elite runner Sarah Brown made headlines for competing in the Olympic trials nearly four months after giving birth to her first daughter. As a runner, she overcame incredible training obstacles and accomplished […]
Adding more veggies to your diet may help you get the calcium you need, but if you’re physically active, it might not be enough. The question is, exactly how much calcium do you need?
When thinking of vitamins, we usually think that we have to take something in order to achieve the recommended daily allowance our body requires of them. Usually this means either diet or supplementation. But it’s important to remember that there is a unique vitamin that does not require such avenues, and that’s vitamin D.