Osteoporosis: Boost your Bone Building Exercise Program

Exercise is one of the most under appreciated treatments for osteoporosis. Study after study show how exercise not only helps to build bone, but also strengthens muscles and improves balance. It is well known that the loading and stressing of bone that occurs when...

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How Strong is Your Backbone?

You’ve all heard the quotes: “Small business is the backbone of the economy” Ellen Tauscher "Toughness is not being a bully, its’ having a backbone” Robert Kiyosake The backbone of success is …hard work, determination, good planning and perseverance” Mia Hamm   The...

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Chia: The Tiny Seed that Packs a Powerful Nutrient Punch

Remember the Chia pet?  Those adorable terracotta pots shaped like animals or people covered with chia seeds and when the seeds sprout, they look like they have grown hair or fur.  Fortunately, the use of Chia seeds has evolved past the fun of a hair growing pet and...

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The Curious Link Between Osteoporosis and Heart Disease

February is American Heart month, and as it comes to a close, I want to highlight the curious connection between heart disease and osteoporosis.  It seems strange that the weakening of hard, rigid bones that occurs with osteoporosis could be associated with stiffening...

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5 Reasons to Maintain Lean Body Mass as you Age

Striving to keep our body healthy as we age can be a challenge!  One of the toughest challenges is maintaining a healthy body composition, or the percentages of lean tissue and fat mass. Starting in our mid-forties, we begin to lose muscle mass and progressively...

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Nurture your Bones with Real, Whole foods!

A healthy diet is essential for strong bones, good health and longevity.  Real, whole food provides a concentrated source of so many valuable nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, essential fatty acids and phytonutrients that our bodies need to fuel, maintain...

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New Year, New Ways to Build Healthy Bones

  Happy New Year!  Although many people start the New Year thinking about losing those extra pounds gained over the holiday season or getting back in “shape”, let’s not forget about them bones!  Those long skinny structures that lie deep down inside are essential for...

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Walk your way to Stronger Bones

Is walking good enough to build strong bones?  Studies have shown mixed results on the benefits of walking for increasing bone density. To keep bones healthy and strong, you need to continually stress the bones through activity.  Activities that are weight bearing and...

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Boost Your Bones with Healthy Gut Bacteria

In recent years, researchers have been studying the microorganisms living in your intestinal tract to determine their role in health and longevity. There are at least 1000 different species of microorganisms and trillions of bacteria, fungi, viruses and other...

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TESTIMONIAL

Initially, I went to Susan Brady because my family doctor told me to take a holiday from the prescription bone density medicine that I had been taking it for many years. I avoid dairy since I am lactose intolerant and sensitive to dairy protein. I was confident that Susan could recommend a superior quality calcium, balanced with other supplements that would help provide the nutrients I needed for bone health. In addition to recommendations for supplements, she has evaluated my diet and my exercise regimen, making suggestions as needed. With guidance from Susan I have been able to maintain bone health without additional bone density medicine for several years now. ~K.N.

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