Dining 01.06.22

Glendora Vegetarian Club

Concerning vegan diet and osteoporosis, a diet rich in calcium is mandatory in maintaining strong bones. How much calcium the body absorbs into the bloodstream is governed by our circulating levels of vitamin D. This is especially important because a vegan diet has been found to consume less total daily calcium than those eating a non-vegan diet.

There are many factors that are included in maintaining a healthy body weight, by eating enough food and, attention to certain health conditions i.e., Lupus, Celiac disease, and more, must be taken into consideration.

Dairy foods are the best natural source of absorbable calcium, but for a vegan lifestyle, the best calcium rich foods are soymilk, broccoli, and spinach. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, most adults should get between 1000 and 1200 milligrams of calcium and 600 to 800 IU of vitamin D daily. Sources of calcium are soy foods, for example: one cup of cooked soybeans provides 18.5% of the RDI where the same quantity of immature soybeans, known as edamame, offers around 27.6% Another source of calcium are beans, peas, and lentils. (Goa) beans have the highest percentage of calcium while other beans have less, they are still beneficial. Nuts and seeds, and some grains, dark leafy greens also provide calcium. Aside from a proper diet and weight control, a good weight training program, even if it’s lifting those cans of beans, will make a change by building muscle around your bones.

Fractures due to less-than-optimal bone mineral density can have long lasting impacts including quality of life, substantial impairment and function and independence. Living a vegan lifestyle and television dedication, Glendora lives at 93 years old, without doctors and medication

For more information, visit americanvegan.org.  Contact Glendora’s Vegetarian Club at 518 931-0266 in Albany NY.

East Schodack Fire Co. Drive-Thru Pizza Njght

EAST SCHODACK – Please join us for our Drive-Thru Only Pizza Night Saturday, January 8th. Menu includes: Fresh Homemade Dough –Cheese Pizza (red or white) $9, Extra Toppings $1 each for ½ pizza, $1.50 each for whole pizza. “The Works”- $15. Chicken wings- 10 for $12, Mozzarella Sticks- six for $4, Fresh salad $4 a bowl Pick up times begin at 4:00, Call 518- 479-3366 after 2:00pm to place your order. Pizza Nights will then be the first Saturday of each month till June.

Brooks BBQ

BRUNSWICK – Jubilation Station, the Sunday School of Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, will hold a drive thru – take out only Chicken Bar B Q on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Meals includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, vegetable, roll, drink and dessert. Cost is $13 for full dinner, $6 for 1/2 chicken only. Call Jill at 518 258-2164 for reservations. We are located at 990 Hoosick Road, across from Stewarts.

East Greenbush Fire Company Pizza Night

EAST GREENBUSH – East Greenbush fire company is having their Pizza Night Saturday, January 8, 2022 at the Phillips Rd fire station from 4:30 – 7:30 pm. Masks are required to enter the building and while moving within the building. Our pizzas with toppings of: pepperoni, sausage, peppers, mushrooms, onions, and try our fabulous chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, and garden salad. Phone ahead orders start at 2pm for eat in or take out 518-477-6503. Remember that masks are required to be worn inside the station at all times unless seated at a table. As always Thank You for your support.

Sullivan Jones VFW Post 7466 “Breakfast Buffet”

POESTENKILL – VFW Post 7466, 25 Veterans Street, Poestenkill, is hosting our “All you can eat, breakfast buffet” on Sunday, January 9th – 8:00 to 11:00. Buffet featuring eggs, breakfast meats, home fries, pancakes, french toast, fruit, juice, tea, and coffee. Waffles you can top with strawberry, apples, whip cream, vanilla ice cream, or chocolate syrup. “Build your own Omelets” with ham, bacon, sausage, cheeses, mushrooms, peppers, and onions. Adult regular buffet $8.00, add omelet for $3 or waffle for $1.00 / Children 6-12 $4.00 and Children under 5 free.

Lasagna Dinner (Take Out)

East Greenbush – Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, in East Greenbush is holding a TAKEOUT Lasagna Dinner on Saturday, January 15th from 4:30 – 6 pm at the Masonic Temple which is located at 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush.  The cost of the dinner is $15 which includes lasagna, salad, bread and dessert.  Reservations should be made by January 8th by calling Nancy at 518-477-7101.

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