Don’t Stress Out Your Bones!

At some point in our lives we are all faced with stressful situations or experience anxiety, depression or loneliness. Stress is synonymous with modern living! Although short term stress can lead to tension and unpleasant symptoms, prolonged or chronic stress can put...

Boost your Bone Strength with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The beneficial effects of the Mediterranean Diet on cardiovascular health have long been recognize. In recent years, the diet has also been shown to support bone health, even reducing the risk of osteoporotic fractures!  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition...

Bone Building Nutrient of the Month: Vitamin D

Vitamin D is critically important for the maintenance of bone health throughout a women’s life. And, ironically, vitamin D declines with aging, just when we need it the most! Vitamin D helps to support a strong frame by enhancing the absorption of calcium and...

Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine!  I am enjoying hanging out in Florida this week celebrating a momentous birthday with my mother-in-law and soaking up the rays of the sun!  We all know that sunshine is one of the best ways to boost your vitamin D levels and how essential this nutrient...

Do You Get that Gut Feeling?

Do you ever get that gut feeling? In this case not intuition, but the feeling of bloating, indigestion, reflux, stomach cramps, gas or have a history of constipation or diarrhea?  Not only do these symptoms make you feel miserable, but they’re also signs of poor...