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Top 5 Real Foods with Vitamin K, for Healthy Bones

Found in many leafy greens, vitamin K is used by your body to form blood clots and is also essential in forming various bone proteins necessary for bone formation and repair.

The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for adult males is 120 μg (micrograms) and 90 μg for adult females.

Here are the top foods sources of vitamin K according to the USDA’s National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Continue reading

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Could barbecues help fight climate change?

Barbecues that remove CO2 from the air could play a role in the fight against climate change according to Durwood Zaelke, a leading expert on rapid responses to global warming.

This year’s outdoor cooking season might be over, but Zaelke suggested at last week’s 10:10 talk that from next summer consumers should start demanding barbecues that do their bit for the planet by generating rather than consuming charcoal – or biochar. Continue reading

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