Chew your way to Healthier Bones

Drink your solids, chew your liquids is a common principle encouraged by many holistic and integrative practitioners.  But what does that mean and how is that possible?  Through chewing!  Slowing down and taking time to thoroughly chew your food benefits your health...

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Fermented Foods Fortify your Bones

In the following article, Liane Paulson, of Wow Wow LLC, describes how fermented foods can promote optimal gut health.  Learn how you can included fermented foods in your daily diet. “All disease begins in the gut,” says Hippocrates, the father of medicine. If disease...

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Forest Bathing for Better Bones

We are more than just physical beings reliant on food and water to survive.  Inside each of us there is a life force that we call the soul.  You can’t see, touch or test the soul, yet it is critical to our health and happiness.  Nurturing your mental, spiritual and...

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Don’t Delay! Osteoporosis screening critical to prevention.

Benjamin Franklin said “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  Yet when it comes to medicine, it seems like we are still focused on a cure instead of averting the condition. The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published its final recommendations...

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Is anxiety attacking your bones?

I often talk about the importance of exercise and how the mechanical stress induced by impact exercise stimulates positive bone remodeling. Emerging research indicates that psychological and emotional stress also influences the bone, but NOT in a positive way.   To...

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Osteoporosis: Boost your Bone Building Exercise Program

Exercise is one of the most under appreciated treatments for osteoporosis. Study after study show how exercise not only helps to build bone, but also strengthens muscles and improves balance. It is well known that the loading and stressing of bone that occurs when...

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How Strong is Your Backbone?

You’ve all heard the quotes: “Small business is the backbone of the economy” Ellen Tauscher "Toughness is not being a bully, its’ having a backbone” Robert Kiyosake The backbone of success is …hard work, determination, good planning and perseverance” Mia Hamm   The...

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Chia: The Tiny Seed that Packs a Powerful Nutrient Punch

Remember the Chia pet?  Those adorable terracotta pots shaped like animals or people covered with chia seeds and when the seeds sprout, they look like they have grown hair or fur.  Fortunately, the use of Chia seeds has evolved past the fun of a hair growing pet and...

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The Curious Link Between Osteoporosis and Heart Disease

February is American Heart month, and as it comes to a close, I want to highlight the curious connection between heart disease and osteoporosis.  It seems strange that the weakening of hard, rigid bones that occurs with osteoporosis could be associated with stiffening...

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TESTIMONIAL

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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