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  • Posted on 20 Sep 2017
    For decades Americans were told to avoid fat, especially saturated fats from meat, dairy and cheese because it was bad for our heart and our health. We were bombarded with advice promoting low fat,…

  • Posted on 31 Aug 2017
    There is nothing boring about boron!  Boron is a trace mineral that is often overlooked as an essential part of bone health as well as for its ability to help us maintain good health…

  • Posted on 27 Aug 2017
    Since the early 1960’s, space programs have been using vibration to help astronauts overcome the damaging effects that the weightless environment in space has on the skeletal system.  Among these are muscle wasting, impaired balance…

  • Posted on 16 Aug 2017
    Would you like coffee or tea?  Green tea please. Who doesn’t like to start the day with their hands wrapped around a hot beverage breathing in the nurturing aroma? Tea and coffee are two…

  • Posted on 03 Aug 2017
    This week,  Lisa Jackson, a friend and colleague, provides insight into the power of yoga for bone health. Yoga provides a framework for healthy living. Western yoga studios and gyms often focus solely on…

  • Posted on 27 Jul 2017
    If you’re like me, you remember having to participate in the yearly Presidential Physical Fitness Test back in your youth, which tested students in sit-ups as well as other exercises that tested strength, flexibility and endurance….

  • Posted on 19 Jul 2017
    What are you going to eat today? You probably woke this morning thinking about all the important things you have to do today.  Some of you will be thinking about decisions involving your work,…

  • Posted on 12 Jul 2017
    Although the decline in estrogen that occurs during menopause is the most influential factor for the development of osteoporosis, there are several other mechanisms that contribute to bone loss as we age.  One prominent…

  • Posted on 10 Jul 2017
    Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday week and got a chance to be active outdoors! If you were inspired by the beautiful weather to exercise a little harder or longer than…

  • Posted on 29 Jun 2017
    How can such a tiny bean pack such a powerful punch?  The health benefits of lentils extend far beyond their high fiber and vegetable protein that benefit digestion, heart health, blood sugar stabilization and…

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