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...

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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...

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Bone Nurturing Food of the Month: Prunes!

Studies have shown that eating prunes supports bone health, especially in postmenopausal women. Prunes are a source of several key bone minerals: magnesium, potassium , manganese and boron.  These minerals help to increase bone mineral density while reducing bone...

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Bone Nurturing Food of the Month: Kale

Super food kale is without a doubt one of the healthiest vegetables around and one of the best foods for supporting bone health. Kale is great source of many of the essential bone minerals such as calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium and copper, as well as the...

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Jump into Action to Strengthen your Bones

The influence exercise has on bone mineral density and overall bone strength is both well documented, and undeniable. Anytime you put stress on your bones, you are increasing the bones’ density. One of the most effective exercises that contribute to bone strength and...

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Is Chronic Inflammation to Blame for Your Bone Loss?

Most people associate inflammation with an injury or cut. Inflammation refers to a location on the body that has become reddened, swollen, painful, and hot. It is the body’s natural attempt at protecting itself from further injury or infection by deleterious stimuli....

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Integrative Nutrition for Optimal Bone Health

Nutrition and osteoporosis are closely linked.  Lack of key bone building nutrients at all ages will impact the health your bones.  There is a sea of information out there about modifying your diet to prevent bone loss and fight osteoporosis, so much so it can be...

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Exercising your way to better bone health

Understanding the benefits Let’s be clear: any exercise is good for the body.  But promoting good bone density specifically takes stress – the good kind – found in activities that result in impact to the bone. “Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to...

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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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