Tag Archives: bone health

Harder but not stronger bones

If we just assume that we need to be concerned about bone health and treat our bones naturally, there would be no need for bone scans. It is our diet and lifestyle that has weakened the core structure of our … Continue reading

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Vitamin K is for more than just clotting

Do you have a lot of nosebleeds or bruising? The K in vitamin K is for the German word koagulation. Vitamin K1 occurs naturally in plants and Vitamin K2, is manufactured by friendly bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamin K3 … Continue reading

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Alcohol and bone density

Dizzy-making trivia: Alcoholism can be a double-whammy for hip fractures and bone breaks. Not only does excessive drinking increase falls, but it also decreases bone density.

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Boron spells bone health

Half of all American women and a quarter of men between the ages of 50 and 75 have signs of low bone mass. Boron is a trace mineral that is critical for maintaining healthy bone and muscle as it helps … Continue reading

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More vitamin K goodness:

Vitamin K is not just for blood clotting regulation. Vitamin K also works hard to prevent calcium deposits in arterial walls and helps the body put calcium in the bones. Research has proven that eating a healthy diet with adequate … Continue reading

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Slow healing is not right

Zinc is becoming more important by the day. Zinc is an essential trace element that is critical for metabolism. Now scientists have shown that zinc is critical for normal cell apoptosis – cell death. In the absence of zinc, cancer … Continue reading

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Preeclampsia and vitamin D

Vitamin D deficient women are at a higher risk of developing severe preeclampsia during the first 26 weeks of pregnancy gestation. Preeclampsia is potentially life-threatening disorder that happens with an increase in blood pressure along with elevated protein in the … Continue reading

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Strong bones do not come from milk!

Could the American Dairy Association (ADA) be wrong? Would they admit it if they were? – Prolly not… A new Harvard study found a definitive association between teenage milk consumption and later hip fracture risks. This was a study of … Continue reading

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Too hip to fracture

Vitamin K modulates the activities of osteoblasts for bone health. But not many people know that vitamin K also possesses some mighty impressive anti-cancer properties. Vitamin K1 is found in plant foods like green, leafy vegetables and some other foods … Continue reading

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Israel has had enough with fluoride!

Fluoride in drinking water is neurotoxic and carcinogenic among things. Now, Israel’s Ministry of Health is turning the tides on fluoridation by ruling against water fluoridation after some 15 years of forced public medication via public water supplies. The ending … Continue reading

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Why the kidney stone?

Did you know that 80% of kidney stone formers are vitamin D deficient or insufficient? Deficiency in vitamin D is highly prevalent in Americans and especially among kidney stone formers. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that also acts as … Continue reading

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Sitting for sittosis

Here’s a new one for you: Sittosis. Sittosis is the latest buzz-word for muscle atrophy. Sittosis occurs when you don’t use your muscles for an extended period of time. Because of the lack of use, both your muscles and bones … Continue reading

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EDTA gets the lead out

How about EDTA to flush the havoc wreaking calcium deposits out of your veins, arteries, and capillaries? That’s not all it does because EDTA will also remove excess iron, balance bad cholesterol, boost blood flow, protect the brain and memory, … Continue reading

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Backpedalling on fluoride

In a recent turn-around, the EPA announced its intention to lower the maximum amount of fluoride in drinking water because of a great body of scientific evidence showing the damaging effects to children’s health. The “experts” and the government both … Continue reading

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Estrogen and bone health

Women’s bone health and estrogen deficiency: Anything that causes a drop in a woman’s estrogen levels can harm the bones. This is why bone loss speeds up after menopause. For women who have not gone through menopause, estrogen deficiency can … Continue reading

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Lysine for bone health

Lysine plays an important role in bone health and bone quality and actually helps calcium absorption and also helps the formation of collagen. A deficiency of dietary lysine can cause kidney stones (because of a lack of calcium absorption). Lysine … Continue reading

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