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  • Women: Reduce Your Risk of Bone Loss With This Diet

    It is common knowledge that your diet is an important factor in maintaining optimal bone health.

    Consuming adequate amounts of calcium and other bone-building minerals is critical for building strong bones.

    But as more research is published, it is becoming increasingly clear that diet may be an even more important factor in bone health than most people realize. Continue reading

  • How Sun Exposure Can Impact Your Bone Health

    Did you know that the sun can impact your bone health?

    It is no secret that moderate sun exposure is necessary for adequate vitamin D production. Most people are aware that vitamin D is an important nutrient, but not many people know why.

    Vitamin D is important for hormonal health as well as immune system function. But these benefits are secondary to vitamin D's primary role of escorting calcium in to the bones.

    Now new research is providing even more evidence for how important vitamin D can be for your bone health.

    Continue reading

  • 4 Easy Exercises to Keep Your Bones Healthy

    A major part of keeping your bones healthy is regular exercise and physical activity.

    You know what they say: "if you don't use it, you lose it!"

    As we age, our bones become weaker and our soft tissues begin to calcify. This can lead to reduced range of motion and increased pain and sensitivity in the joints.

    The only way to prevent this is to make sure to move every single day!

    It doesn't have to be intense exercise or weight lifting. Even gentle movements like stretching and walking can begin to break up calcification and adhesions while increasing range of motion.

    Here are 5 simple exercises that can help you stay mobile and pain free as you age: Continue reading

  • How You Can Protect Children From Osteoporosis

    How early in life should you begin to take steps to prevent degenerative bone diseases such as osteoporosis?

    Maybe sooner than you would think. Continue reading

  • Can This Popular Beverage Weaken Your Bones?

    146 billion cups of coffee are consumed in the United States each year.

    Coffee is loaded with polyphenol antioxidants and has been linked to a number of beneficial health effects, but does the caffeine in coffee cause bone degradation that can lead to an increased risk of fractures and falls? Continue reading

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