The Proven Benefits of Calcium for our Body

The Proven Benefits of Calcium for our Body

When my mother was 87 she broke her first hip, because she fell off her bike. Three years later she fell out of bed and broke the other one. Until her first hip fracture, my mother never used any medication or supplements. I am not even sure her food was varied enough after my father passed away years earlier. Maybe she had a Calcium deficit, I don’t know. 

It made me study the benefits of Calcium thoroughly, because the healing process and the aftermath were difficult. And if I can prevent that happening to me, all the better. When you are aging, osteoporosis (bone loss or bone weakening) is a huge risk, especially for women. 

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How to Season Food with these 6 Superior Organic Spices

How to Season Food with these 6 Superior Organic Spices

We all supplement our food, unless you cook totally pure without herbs or spices. Usually we season our food because of the taste, yet spices are also a great source of necessary vitamins and minerals.

As an artist I can’t resist mentioning that spices also make a great dye for paper and fabric. But don’t worry, this article is about how to season food. Although cooking is of course also an artistic process. 🙂

I’ll be honest with you, I don’t cook. My husband, Tom, is spoiling me by cooking the most delicious and healthy food you can think of. I am the one researching all the nutritional facts. And eating it, of course!

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How many Different Forms of Supplements are Easily Available?

How many Different Forms of Supplements are Easily Available?

We usually think of dietary supplements in the form of capsules or tablets. Nowadays there are many different forms of supplements. For a big part it depends on your own preference which form is best to choose. In this overview I will mention a few pros and cons if there are any.

A rough way of classification in form is: 

  • Tablets and Capsules
  • Powders
  • Liquids

A way of classification in type is: 

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About Hannie & Tom

About Hannie and Tom

Hi. We are so glad you are here! We will do our utmost to let you feel welcome. Reach out to us if we can do anything to help you. ❤️

Some years ago we made a very important decision. We sold our house in the Netherlands and went to Spain. Changing our lives so radically gave us a huge boost.

In our first year in Spain, we traveled from Isla Cristina, the western point of the south coast, all the way to Cartagena. We rented a house or an apartment and after a few days or weeks moved on to the next place. That is a marvelous way of getting to know a country and the people living there.

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