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  • Posted on 12 Jul 2016
    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…

  • Posted on 07 Jun 2016
    Osteoporosis is a disease affecting many aging women and men in the US and around the world.  Currently in the United States over 54 million people are stricken with osteoporosis. Defined as a chronic…

  • Posted on 18 Apr 2016
    It is well known that eating a Mediterranean-based diet has beneficial effects on your health.  Numerous studies throughout the years have shown that this diet can help prevent cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity,…

  • Posted on 28 Jan 2016
    If you are like many, you started out your New Year with the resolution to improve your health. If you suffer from bone loss, that means making changes that will strengthen your bones and…

  • Posted on 22 Oct 2015
    The importance of diet is often underestimated in the quest for maintaining strong bones.  However, the foods you eat will supply the essential vitamins and minerals needed for new bone deposition and the prevention…

  • Posted on 21 Apr 2015
    Even though bone loss occurs mainly in women over the age of 50, young women can reduce their risk for bone loss later in life by building up their “bone bank” when they are…

  • Posted on 05 Mar 2015
    Is walking good enough to build 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…

  • Posted on 02 Feb 2015
    I have always been impressed by the fact that the largest animals, in need of having the biggest, strongest bones, are herbivores. Horses, giraffes, and elephants, all weighing well over 1,000 pounds, sustain their…

  • Posted on 12 Jan 2015
    By now, most of us have heard about the need for probiotics, those friendly bacteria in our digestive tract, to help support healthy digestion and enhance our immune system. But did you know that…

  • Posted on 10 Nov 2014
    If you think that just because you are a man you’re not at risk for osteoporosis, think again! The National Osteoporosis Foundation sites the following facts and statistics in regards to men: • Up…

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