Getting to the Core of Bone Health

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. The sit-up test was used to measure...

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What are You Going to Eat Today?

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, and others about family or friends.  But the truth is, the most important...

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“C” how to Build Stronger Bones

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 mechanism is through a process called oxidative...

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Is Chronic Inflammation Causing your Bones to Slowly Simmer?

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 usual, your may have ended up like me with a sore and inflamed knee! Inflammation, what...

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Your Bones Love Lentils

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 weight loss to other areas such as …......... you got...

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Are Your Bones Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep problems and insomnia plague many Americans. However, women going through menopause can experience amplified sleep problems due to shifting hormone levels. Menopause is characterized by a decrease in the production of the hormones estrogen and progesterone, but...

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3 Exercises for Perfect Posture

As children we were always told to stand up tall, pull your shoulders back, don’t slouch… and for good reason!  Though you may have perceived it as your parents nagging you, proper posture keeps your body correctly aligned, your muscles balanced and puts less stress...

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Is a High Protein Diet Healthy for Your Bones?

You see, hear and read everywhere these days about high protein diets for fat loss, muscle building and optimal health.  But what about for preventing bone loss?  The amount of protein needed to keep our bones healthy and strong has been a long-standing controversy in...

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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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