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Pam Flores

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Little-Known Calcium-Rich Sources of Food

To maintain healthy bones you need to provide them with enough calcium along with other bone-friendly vitamins and minerals.  According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, you need to get 1,200 milligrams per day from all sources for women over 50; and men over the age of 50 should take 1,000 milligrams.  When calculating your... Read moreChevron
posted 09/11/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Foods for Better Bone Health

Eating right is the start-point for better bone health and healthy foods are the best source of nutrients that support and strengthen bones.   You can see from the foods listed below that a bone-healthy diet has a lot of choices and variety – some nutrients more so than others, though. Here is a list of some of the essential nutrients... Read moreChevron
posted 09/09/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

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Your DXA Questions Answered by Larry Jankowski CBDT - Part 2

Read part 1 of this interview: "Your DXA Questions Answered by Larry Jankowski CBDT"   Biographical Sketch – Larry Jankowski, CBDT (Reviewed 06-14-2014)   Larry Jankowski is the chief DXA technologist and a research study coordinator for Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, a physician group practice with 19 locations, 81... Read moreChevron
posted 08/24/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Do You Need to Supplement to Prevent Osteoporosis?

Nutrition alone will not prevent osteoporosis, but dietary deficiencies play a big role in developing osteoporosis, and also a role in recovering.   Some supplement makers use "more is better" language that is dangerous to consumers.  Many consumers also believe there is no harm in taking too much. A small number of people who... Read moreChevron
posted 08/15/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

The Nutrients You Need for Serious Bone Healing

Bone healing after an injury, fracture, or surgery begins almost immediately as the body releases chemicals to stop the bleeding. Those same chemicals send signals to other parts of the body to start releasing nutrients that begin the bone rebuilding process.   Imagine kicking an ant pile and then watch immediate response from the ants as... Read moreChevron
posted 08/15/2014, comments (0)|

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