Browsing the "bone health" Tag

Plant a Garden for Healthy Vegan Bones

April 15th, 2014 | by Ginny Messina

Gardening is one of those hobbies that has it all. It’s great exercise, can save you money, is good for mental health, and produces the world’s healthiest vegan foods including these for healthy bones


5 Reasons Leafy Greens Beat Milk for Bone Health

November 25th, 2013 | by Ginny Messina

Milk and other dairy foods are relative newcomers to human diets. They didn’t appear in meals until the advent of agriculture, some ten thousand years ago. But our early ancestors had no trouble getting enough calcium before that. Their calcium came from wild leafy greens


Calcium Rich Foods for Bone Health: Got Greens?

October 28th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

The dairy industry spends a lot of marketing dollars convincing us that their products are the best calcium rich foods out there, but dairy actually isn't the best source of nutrients for bone health


Calcium May Help You Live Longer

June 17th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

From Natural Products Insider: According to new research in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, calcium supplementation


Is Vitamin D from Sunshine Enough?

July 8th, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

Researchers have developed a new test to determine the amounts of different forms of Vitamin D the body obtains from diet and sunlight, Vitamin D2 and D3 respectively. This will help doctors and researchers better determine Vitamin D deficiencies in people


Preventing Osteoporosis: Food and Drink to Build Bone Density

November 17th, 2010 | by Heather Green

Of the factors at work behind the prevalence of osteoporosis, poor nutrition is one of the worst culprits. In addition to consistent weight-bearing exercise and supplements as needed, eating well to build bone density can help prevent osteoporosis. While most bone density is built before age 20, it’s still important to keep consuming key vitamins to prevent your body from leaching nutrients from your bones.



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