Today's Tip: How can I help slow bone loss after menopause?
To reduce bone loss after menopause, women are advised to get 1500 milligrams of calcium a day. For your body to be able to absorb calcium properly, you also need to get an adequate amount of vitamin D.
Yesterday's Tip: How much calcium should a woman aim to get each day?
The National Institutes of Health Recommend that women get between 1,000 and 1,300 milligrams (mg) of calcium each day, depending on their age and whether they are pregnant or lactating. Foods rich in calcium include collard greens, milk cheese, yogurt, fortified orange juice, and fortified soy products.
April 22, 2017: Is it OK to use insulin while I’m breast-feeding?
Yes — insulin is considered safe to take when pregnant or breast-feeding, and there have been no reported cases of adverse effects in babies. Diabetes pills, however, are not recommended for women who are breast-feeding.