Monica is AlgaeCal’s Communications Coordinator.
She completed her studies at The University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received a B.S. degree in Life Sciences Communication and a B.A. degree in Sociology. She also received certificates in Digital Marketing and Leadership. Monica was an elite athlete and represented Canada numerous times with the Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team. Monica now uses her background in athletics and health to write for AlgaeCal. In her spare time she loves to workout, practice yoga and binge on Netflix shows!
This week I wanted to introduce you to Dr. Robert Heaney, M.D., who is an internationally recognized expert in the field of bone biology and calcium nutrition. He has published over 375 original papers and is a frequent editorial writer Read on! →
Sweet potatoes are a storehouse of vitamins A and C and also boast a significant helping of manganese! The amount of Vitamin A that sweet potatoes have in just 200 grams adds up to 213% of your daily value! Several Read on! →
Stress and bone health go hand in hand. Did you know that an estimated 95 percent of disease is caused or worsened by “bad” stress? Stress is your body’s response to a particular situation and can be a positive or Read on! →
One of the best things about a cabbage salad is that it gets better with time! Napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrots and snow peas hold up well even after being tossed with dressing. Most salads will become soggy and wilt, Read on! →
Did you know that vitamins and minerals often work together in your body to support numerous important functions? To some this may seem obvious, but so often today we’re introduced to stand alone vitamins (calcium, c, d, etc.) that this Read on! →
Paella is a Valencian rice dish that originated on the east coast of Spain. This recipe is a mixed paella that includes seafood and chicken. For all types of paellas olive oil is the basic cooking ingredient. According to the Read on! →
Ahhh, it’s the season of BLUEBERRIES! This week, AlgaeCal’s SEO guru, Vanessa, went on an adventure for some “U-Pick Blueberries.” Vanessa’s family friend owns a small organic blueberry farm in Pitt Meadows, BC, so she made the trek out there Read on! →
Did you know that if you get enough sun exposure in the summer your body will store vitamin D from the Sun to get you through the winter? Pretty incredible isn’t it! But with August fast approaching and your summer Read on! →
Protein and bone health has been a hot debate and a common belief is that high-protein diets are bad for our bones. But I’m here to tell you this is simply not true. Past research indicated that high protein diets Read on! →
With the Vancouver weather being beautiful, sunny and hot the past couple of weeks, the AlgaeCal team has been taking advantage of it and doing some cool summer activities. Our CEO Dean Neuls and Director of Marketing, Adam Killam are Read on! →