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  • Your Soda Affects Bone Health. Should You Resolve to Quit?

    On an average day, do you reach for a soft drink? Diet? Regular? Cola? You may have read that soda affects bone health. But, is your favorite really harming your bones?Here's the truth about whether soda affects bone health. And, if it's every soda, diet or regular, cola and non-cola...
  • 5 New Bone-Building Habits for the New Year

    It's almost the New Year, so what better time to start adding new bone-building habits? If you're trying to maintain strong bones, or improve your current strength, the time is now. Why not wait? Every year you age, your bone density can decline at a rate of 1% per year...
  • 15 Tips to Avoid Falls in the Winter and Reduce Bone Fractures

    If you live in a cold-weather winter environment, snowy and icy surfaces are simply a part of life for you this time of year. And often, falls, trips and accidents are also a part of life. If you're concerned about bone health, it's vitally important to avoid falls in the...
  • Are Your Bones Getting Enough Vitamin D in Winter?

    There's little doubt: Vitamin D is vital to bones and the immune system,  and most adults don't produce or consume enough Vitamin D in the winter months. Amazingly, estimates of vitamin D deficiency in the United States are currently 25-50% for adults (1)! But why? Has this always been a...
  • How Holiday Treats and Sugar Affects Bone Health

    It's the time of year with treats and desserts overflow at luncheons, breakrooms, dinner parties, and more. And, in moderation, it can be a joyous time of celebration. But in excess, extra Holiday sugar affects bone health negatively. How? There are 3 ways, directly and indirectly, extra sugar affects bone...

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