How Exercise Helps Strengthen Your Bones and Avoid Osteoporosis, Safely and Naturally

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Certain nutrients, including omega-3 fat, calcium, vitamin D, K2, and magnesium, are critical for strong bones. Your sodium to potassium ratio also plays an important role in maintaining your bone mass

Exercise, especially weight-bearing exercises and Whole Body Vibrational Training using a Power Plate, Continue reading

Avocados for Weight Management

avoExperts estimate we need upwards of 50-85% healthy fat in our diets, but due to the Standard American Diet and the FDA’s promotion of low-fat, high-carb eating, Americans are seriously deprived in health-promoting fats. A recent study shows that by helping to satiate hunger and curb snacking, avocado may help promote weight management. Continue reading

Dried Plums Slow Bone Loss in Aging

plums_bone_healing(1)Several recent studies have confirmed what traditional oriental medicine has known for centuries – that dried plums have the capacity to prevent and even reverse bone loss that can occur in our later years. 

Florida State University researchers tested 236 women who were between one and ten years into menopause. The women were randomly divided into two groups. One group was given 100 grams of dried plums per day while the other group was given 100 grams of dried apples per day for a year. After doing bone scans at three months, six months and twelve months, Continue reading

Melatonin Regulates Our Cycles, Mood, Reproduction, Weight and May Help Combat Cancer

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The hormone melatonin is most known for its role in helping you sleep, but research indicates it also help protect your brain health and fight against cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and more

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Osteoporosis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium Deficiency

Osteoporisis Is Scurvy of the Bone, Not Calcium DeficiencyA joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.“~Proverbs 17:22

It saddens me to see older women diagnosed with “osteopenia” or “osteoporosis” listening Continue reading

Banish Osteoporosis and Tooth Loss with these Superstar Teas

osteopoIf you have weak teeth and bones, or simply would like to fortify yourself against future problems, select herbal teas are a great daily choice. Packed with bone enhancing compounds, these age-old elixirs are a tasty way to strengthen skeletal structure and shore up the teeth. An Ayurvedic herb has even been found to remove tooth and bone ravaging fluoride from water, providing an economical solution to this worrisome chemical.

Top herbal teas for tooth and bone health

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Stoned To Death: Calcium Supplements Proven To Kill Again

calcium_supplementsCalcium Supplements Increase Heart Attack Risk by 86 Percent

New research published in the journal Heart has confirmed the findings of two controversial studies on calcium supplementation and heart attack risk published in the British Medical Journal last year, and which found a Continue reading

Got Prunes? Drop the Milk for This Exceptional Bone Builder

plumAsk anyone to name the one food that is best for building strong bones and you will, of course, hear overwhelmingly that it is milk. But not so fast – when it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages for that matter — one researcher says prunes are a superstar for preventing fractures and osteoporosis. Continue reading

From Tomb to Table: Cumin’s Health Benefit’s Rediscovered

cuminTraded along spice routes separating ancient cultures by vast distances, spices like cumin were once worth their weight in gold. Has modern science now revealed why, beyond their remarkable aesthetic value, they were so highly prized?

Many spices are perfectly happy living a charmed life as Continue reading

The Trouble Seniors Face Today with Their Health

healthy seniorsToday I’ll finish off this three-part series on the troubles seniors face with nutrition. I’ll be covering what your primary needs are, how your nutrition needs change as you age, and where you can go for assistance.

Seniors have different nutritional needs than other people. Even if you’re in great shape, it’s still important Continue reading

Pasteurized Milk Is the Number One Allergic food

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…that mass produced pasteurized milk is the number one allergic food—but milk in its natural, raw state is loaded with health benefits?

     More than 12 million U.S. citizens currently contend with food allergies.  Not only that, Continue reading

Macca the Peruvian Ginseng

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…that a versatile Peruvian superfood boosts energy, libido and sexual function, improves fertility, and balances hormones? Continue reading

Calcium Health Benefits

Did You Know…

… that calcium not only builds strong bones, but also helps you lose weight?

     Calcium is truly a miracle mineral.  First, of course, it helps prevent osteoporosis, a disease that afflicts more than 40 million people in the United States alone.  But in addition, Continue reading

Olive Leaf Extract

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… that a delicious fruit enjoyed in Mediterranean cuisine can fight infections, strengthen your immune system, protect against heart disease, prevent osteoporosis and help you lose weight?

     Olive leaf extract is one of the most powerful, all natural antimicrobial agents known to science.  It has been shown to treat colds, flu, and infections of the sinuses and upper respiratory tract. But the health benefits don’t stop there.  Continue reading

How Whole Body Vibration Exercises Can Help Improve Fitness in the Elderly

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  • Research suggests Whole Body Vibration (WBV) training can stimulate muscle growth and improve overall fitness in the elderly. Previous studies have also demonstrated Continue reading