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  • Be Good to Your Bones

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    May is National Osteoporosis Month – shining a much needed light on this serious condition. Internationally, one out of three women over 50 will experience a bone fracture, and......

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  • 6 Tips to Build Strong Bones Early

    Most people think of osteoporosis as a disease that affects people over 65, but bone loss is something that can be prevented or at least minimized by supporting strong bones way before......

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  • Calcium for Bones - And So Much More

    greens2Calcium is next in our series A to Zinc and is probably the most commonly taken mineral. Calcium is also the most abundant mineral in the body and although most people associate it......

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  • Building Strong Bones with Diet, Exercise and Bone Guardian

    greensAs we age, our bone density decreases and diseases such as osteoporosis can occur. The best way to avoid this, or decrease the chance of this disease, is by making sure your......

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  • New Research on Supplemental Calcium

    bone-healthStudies recently published in the the British Medical Journal suggest that taking supplemental calcium does not boost bone density or prevent fractures as people get older. In the new studies, scientists in......

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  • Calcium and Women's Health

    Calcium and women's health have long been linked, and now a recently published study in the journal Osteoporosis International has found that there is no connection between calcium supplementation and increased......

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  • Nutrient Depletion: Corticosteroids

    Corticosteroids are usually prescribed for conditions that cause swelling and inflammation. Applied as a topical, taken as a tablet, used as a nasal spray or eye drops, or even as an inhaler, there are many ways to take corticosteroids. Some......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Rapini and Pasta

    Rapini or broccoli rabe is a dark leafy green vegetable that looks like it has tiny broccoli florets on it. It is part of the mustard family and has a very bitter taste. As a kid, rapini was a staple......

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  • Avoid Nutritional Deficiencies in the Athlete's Diet

    An athlete puts an enormous amount of strain on their body both physically and nutritionally. Eating a variety of foods can help supply the nutrients an athlete requires. Here are some nutrients to be mindful of if you are an......

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  • Avoiding Nutritional Deficiencies in a Lactose-Free Diet

    Lactose is a sugar found in dairy products and for many people it causes gas, bloating, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal problems. This is because they lack the enzyme lactase, which helps break down and digest lactose. Although it is possible......

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