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New Research on Probiotics and Bone Health

New Research on Probiotics and Bone Health

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 […]

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Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

Is it Good or Bad for Your Bones?

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 […]

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New Study Highlights the Importance of “Postural Sway” 

New Study Highlights the Importance of “Postural Sway” 

Yes, low bone density can potentially lead to a fracture. But there’s another factor that can increase fracture risk by more than 10 times! It’s something called “postural sway.” Below, I’ll explain what that is, how a new study shows it’s something to be concerned about, and — the good news! — what you can […]

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Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

You’ve probably heard how a hip fracture can change your life in the blink of an eye. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 people pass away within a year of fracturing a hip The International Osteoporosis Foundation reports more bleak numbers: 40% of hip fracture patients can no longer walk without help; a full 60% […]

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Scary Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

Scary Link Between Fractures and Fatalities

You’ve probably heard how a hip fracture can change your life in the blink of an eye. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 people pass away within a year of fracturing a hip. The International Osteoporosis Foundation reports more bleak numbers: 40% of hip fracture patients can no longer walk without help; a full 60% […]

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