Exercise Your Bones, part I

You have heard that weight bearing exercises are essential for keeping bones strong, but do you know why? Bone, like every tissue in the body, is constantly repairing and remodeling itself. When bones are stressed, they respond by making new cells, which in turn makes...

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Are Your Bones Stressed Out?

We all know how stress can effect our overall health, but did you know that stress also has a negative effect on your bones? In times of stress, the body releases a powerful hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is an essential life hormone, however in excess, it can...

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Are Your Antacids Starving Your Bones?

When we think of stomach acid, we associate it with sour stomach, heartburn, indigestion and GERD. But did you know that proper amounts of stomach acid are essential for maintaining strong, health bones? Stomach acid not only helps to aid in digestion of your food,...

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Why an Alkaline Diet?

Bone is a living system of the body, in which bones cells are constantly being broken down and rebuilt. When there is excessive bone breakdown without adequate rebuilding, bone loss occurs and your bones become weak and fragile.  Everyone understands the role that...

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The Healing Power of Bone Broth

Broths made from bones have been used though out history to provide nourishment and sustenance, but also for medicinal and health benefits.  Slow cooking bones allows for the release of valuable minerals into the water in a form that the body can easily...

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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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