It happened just like that. You sat on the couch, spoon in hand, to enjoy a few spoonfuls of your favorite ice cream. Suddenly, you were staring down the barrel of an empty carton, with remnants of Rocky Road splattered on your chin. “Not again,” you cried. As you pondered
Tag: bone health
How long has it been since you changed your exercise routine?
a. Three months
b. Six months
c. One year
d. It’s been so long, you can’t remember
If your answer is a, b, c, or d, it’s probably time to re-evaluate and update your exercise program, especially the strength training component.
Why? Because the demands
A correct omega ratio of fats in your diet is absolutely critical to good health. But, which omega fatty acids are healthiest – 3’s, 6’s or 9’s? And, how can you be sure you’re getting the best omega ratio from supplements or your diet?
Of all the classic osteoporosis symptoms of the spine, the possibility of “hunchback” should motivate you to a prevention strategy. No matter your age or bone density, there’s much you can do now…
Calcium plays a key role in bone strength and density. If you’re a postmenopausal woman, you are at risk of osteoporosis (low bone density), so it’s particularly important for you to get enough calcium. However, calcium consumption is not the only factor that needs your attention: Certain medications and medical
A federal advisory panel, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), has released updated recommendations on calcium and vitamin D supplementation for bone health.
Adequate calcium and vitamin D from the diet are important for maintaining bone health. A decline in bone density (strength) raises the risk of fractures, which in
Use of this Chinese herb ranks among the top natural remedies for vertigo and the osteoporosis natural remedies. But the ginkgo biloba benefits include much more. Discover how to use this amazing herbal treatment.
It used to be fairly common for everyone in the family to drink a spoonful of cod liver oil daily. But what are cod liver oil benefits? And what are its risks?
Nutrients in cod liver oil
Omega-3 fatty acids. Fish, including cod, is one of the major food sources of the
No wonder it’s been dubbed by health and nutrition experts as a “superfood” over the last few years: Kale benefits your entire body, from your bones to your heart to your digestive system. Kale is also versatile, easy to prepare, and delicious, so if it hasn’t found a permanent place