Did you know that most bone-building happens while you’re sleeping? That’s right! Good quality sleep during the night is crucial for building strong, healthy bones — and avoiding osteoporosis. How can that be? Well, it all starts with your circadian rhythm… which is basically your 24-hour internal clock. You have circadian rhythms that regulate all […]
I have good news for anyone who enjoys probiotic foods… Your bones may be stronger for it! As you may know, probiotics are helpful bacteria that boost your immune system, guard your gut against harmful invaders, and more. You can find them in fermented foods like yogurt, kefir (fermented milk), and even pickles. And new […]
“I’m 57 years old, and I think this is the best year of my life.” Dean Neuls may be in his fifth decade, but he’s determined to pursue his dreams and wring every last drop of life out of the present moment. So despite a hip replacement and the aches and pains that come with […]
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So you enjoy a glass of wine or two with dinner, the occasional cold beer with friends, or a fancy cocktail at social gatherings… But have you ever wondered how alcohol might affect your bone health? After all, research shows that once you hit age 40, you lose about 1% of your bone density a […]
Just like bricks fit together to make a building, vitamins and minerals fit together to make your body strong and stable. But remove a few minerals here and a few vitamins there, and that stable structure becomes flimsy and weak! This may not surprise you. But what may surprise you is just how nutrient-deficient older […]
Did you know stroke is a risk factor for falls, fractures, and even osteoporosis? It’s true! Research shows you’re 4x more likely to suffer a fracture in the year after a stroke than your average person. And another study found patients lost up to 14% hip bone density in the year after stroke! Now, if […]