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NASA Scientists Develop Osteoporosis Test That Finds Bone Loss Early

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NASA Bone Density

NASA isn't just for space!

In fact, NASA has a WIDE range of scientific awesomeness going on at all times — including, but not limited to, a new test that detects bone loss early!

They actually teamed up with Arizona State University to develop a new technique that can detect bone loss

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Did you know that radishes, and the leaves, are a good source of calcium? Radishes have also been shown to help lower cholesterol and blood pressure. If you are focused on maintaining a healthy liver, radishes are a great food to include in your diet.

- Wellness Expert, Margaux J. Rathbun

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Almonds are a great source of immunity-boosting antioxidants and monounsaturated fats for a healthy heart. They are also a great source of vitamin E, magnesium, tryptophan, and copper. Try adding almonds to your breakfast smoothies or include chopped almonds to your morning cereal.

- Wellness Expert, Margaux J. Rathbun

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Nutrition Tips For Busy Moms: Delicious And Nutritious Easy Breakfast Ideas

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Perezitos's nutrition expert Margaux J. Rathbun has some wonderful nutrition tips for you and your little ones!

This week, Margaux wants to share some scrumptious and healthy AND easy breakfast ideas!

Because everyone loves things that are easy!

She says:

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Nutrition Tips For Busy Moms: Getting Creative With Nut Butters

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Perezitos's nutrition expert Margaux J. Rathbun has some wonderful nutrition tips for you and your little ones!

This week, Margaux wants to show U how to get creative with nut butters!

She says:

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Who Needs Milk? Find Out Which Foods Have Calcium!

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Q&A time!

Perezcious mommy Libby from San Antonio wants to make sure that her kid gets the proper amount of calcium, but he doesn't like milk! What to do!

Thankfully, Perezitos's nutrition expert Margaux J. Rathbun has some delicious alternatives to dairy!

Libby asks:

"Hi Margaux! I love all of your nutrition tips. I was wondering, what are some good non-dairy sources of calcium? My child doesn’t like milk and I want to be sure he is getting enough calcium in his diet. Thank you!"

This is what Margaux has to say:

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Wheatgrass contains over 90 different minerals including calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It’s also an amazing source of vitamin C (perfect for boosting immunity) and vitamin A (for healthy vision and eyes). In addition to these health benefits, wheatgrass has enzymes that can help aid in digestion, something that is important for helping us stay energized.

- Wellness Expert, Margaux Jean

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