National Osteoporosis Month: Take the Jumping Jack Challenge

May is National Osteoporosis Month!   A great time for all of us to remember how important bones are to life! Do you know that we have 206 bones in our body?  Each one provides structure and support and allows us to move.  Bones also protect our brain, heart and all...

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Natural Awakening Spotlight Post!

  A Spotlight on Susan Brady of Nurtured Bones Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease affecting 54 million Americans. It is characterized by deterioration of bone tissue leading to loss of bone mass and bone strength. Bones become weak and fragile, leaving them at...

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Magnesium is a Must for your Bones

  The significance of magnesium in bone health is often underestimated. For too long, the emphasis has been on calcium and vitamin D for the prevention of osteoporosis, with little attention paid to other critical nutrients, like magnesium.  Yet studies have shown...

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Live Long and Strong

My Grandmother's 100th Birthday! Celebrations with family and friends are such an important part of life, not only because they mark important religious and social rituals but also because they play an essential role in our health and well-being.  This past week, many...

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Bone Broth for Bone Health

What could be more nutritious for your bones, than a broth made from BONES?  Why bones? Because they are rich in collagen and minerals!  Bones are made up of a flexible collagen matrix which is then mineralized by calcium and phosphate, giving bone its strength and...

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Essential Exercise for Hardy Bones

Exercise is without a doubt the most important thing you can do to build bone strength.  Although it is true that we naturally lose bone mass as we age, it has also been very well established that exercise can maintain and even improve bone mass at any age.  Around...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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