Vitamin D: Beneficial or Bogus?

“Vitamin-D Deficiency Makes Bones Age Prematurely”  “Vitamin D won’t help you avoid bone fractures and taking too much is not safe”  “Calcium and vitamin D: the backbones of bone health” “Vitamin D supplements might not actually prevent osteoporosis” Are you as...

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Round Up in Your Bones?

By now you have heard that the weed killer Roundup is showing up in dozens of popular breakfast cereals and snack bars.  According to independent testing commissioned by the Environmental Working Group, the chemical glyphosate was found in 43 of the 45...

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Get a Grip on your Bones

Upon rising with the sun barely peeking up over the horizon, I cautiously (because I don’t want to trip over my dog!) make my way to the bedroom door. I grip the doorknob, rotate it, and open the door. Making my way to the kitchen, I again twist open the dead bolt,...

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Balance Benefits your Bones

Winter is right around the corner which means icy sidewalks and snowy parking lots.  For those of us with osteoporosis, these conditions heighten our fear of falling and breaking a bone.  Though a fall can occur even in the best weather conditions, there are ways to...

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Diabetes and Your Bones

 November is national diabetes awareness month.  Sadly, over 30 million people across the US are afflicted with diabetes.  Having high blood sugar can result in many serious health complications such as cardiovascular disease, nerve damage, kidney damage,...

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Breast Cancer and Your Bones

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. It is estimated that 1 in 8 women develop breast cancer in their lifetime.  This year a projected 40,000 women will succumb to this devastating disease.   As unsettling as this...

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7 Lifestyle Habits for Better Bone Health

Did you know that women around the world are developing osteoporosis at younger and younger ages? Once observed primarily in postmenopausal women, an increasing number of younger women are developing osteoporosis and osteopenia….women as young as 20 are showing bone...

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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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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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