Weight loss supplements have a lousy track record. From the deaths and heart attacks attributed to fen-phen in the early 1990s to the recently banned ephedra, pills hyped to promote weight loss have pretty much proven to be useless at best and dangerous—even deadly—at worst. But new research shows there may be one pill out … Read more The Newest Weight-Loss Pill
Think of vitamins and nutrients as an army that will fight off age-related ailments. And the best way to build this army is by eating a healthy, well-rounded diet, says Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, manager of wellness nutrition programs at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute. While it’s always important to eat well, it becomes especially … Read more Vitamins You Need After Age 40
One out of every two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Despite that sobering fact, most don’t do much to safeguard their skeleton. Maybe you hate the taste of milk, think you don’t have time to exercise, or are convinced that a … Read more 10 Things Orthopedists Do Every Day For Stronger Bones
Milk Is NOT Good For Your Bones — This Is Why! Most of us were taught at a young age that drinking milk builds strong bones, and it’s true that getting adequate calcium from foods is beneficial for skeletal health. However, new research linking high milk intake to increased risk of fractures is raising eyebrows … Read more THIS “healthy” Drink is Destroying Your Bones!
Why You Need It: Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, is essential for muscle contractions, a healthy nervous system, blood clotting, hormone secretion, and, of course, strong bones. Research also has shown that getting enough calcium can prevent osteoporosis (when combined with regular exercise and adequate levels of vitamin D); lower blood pressure; … Read more How to Discover the EXACT Amount of Calcium Your Body Needs to Prevent Osteoporosis
We’ve all seen the billboards, commercials, and magazine ads in which celebrities, in the spirit of good health and modern marketing, smile for the camera while sporting their very best milk mustache. But what if your favorite breakfast beverage is doing more harm than good? “Believe it or not, most of the adult population has … Read more 5 lies about calcium that the dairy industry doesn’t want you to know about
Take Control of Your Bone Health It is never too early to be concerned about the health of your bones. As a natural function of aging, we undergo a life-long progression of bone-tissue loss. For some, however, this loss progresses faster than others. It is important to be mindful of bone health throughout your life, … Read more Calcium isn’t enough! 8 things every woman needs to do to prevent broken bones