My daughter was just diagnosed with lactose intolerance. She really loves milk, but it just tears up her stomach every time she drinks it. How can we make sure that she gets enough calcium in her diet?
That's a great question!
Calcium is important for building strong bones and teeth. Your daughter needs about 1,300 milligrams of calcium per day, or 3 servings, of high calcium foods.
Here are some ideas for helping her to get enough calcium in her diet while you manage her lactose intolerance:
I am really trying to get my health together this year. I am really concerned about getting high blood pressure since both of my parents have it. What can I do to not get it?
It is awesome to hear that you're concerned about your health.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a serious illness. You should try to do all you can to avoid getting it. High blood pressure increases your risk for heart disease and stroke.
The new blood pressure guideline defines high blood pressure as 120/80. Here are a few things you should think about:
Wishing you great success!