Bone health


Nutrition to Support Optimal Growth and Development in Youth

Author(s): Barbara Lyle, PhD

Nutrition needs for children and teenagers Growth and development relies on good nutrition Growing from a child into an adult involves much more than we can see with our own eyes. Kids are constantly growing taller and stronger, which we can see, but also developing their senses, cognitive capabilities, or their blood volume is expanding… Read more »


What is Vitamin K2, and What Role Does It Have in Health?

Author(s): Nathan Pratt, PhD, RD

Vitamin K is well-known for its role in blood clotting, but the less well-known vitamin K2 may have important roles in bone health or even heart disease. When people think about vitamin K, they might think about the shot infants get in their foot right after birth because their bodies can’t make the vitamin yet.… Read more »