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Dry, Wrinkled Fruit…Strong Bones

Prunes…it’s not a particularly pleasant word nor a particularly pretty food, but these dark, wrinkly dried fruits are in the…

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How Much Vitamin D Do Bones Need? Probably More Than You Think

The Institute of Medicine currently recommends that most Americans get 600 IU daily of Vitamin D and those over age…

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Foods that Rob Your Bones of Calcium

Calcium and vitamin D get a lot of attention for promoting bone health. But consuming certain foods and nutrients can…

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Scoliosis In Adults: Scary News About Curving Spines

Remember how, back in fifth or sixth grade, the school nurse checked each of us for scoliosis, a sideways curvature…

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Chinese Medicine for Stronger Bones

Many of us fear potentially disabling bone fractures -- particularly if we have the weak, porous bones that characterize osteoporosis.…

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Help for Broken Bones

I recently broke my wrist. Is there any natural treatment that can speed healing of a broken bone? Most broken…

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New Rules on Bone Testing

"I would practically need a PhD to understand those new rules on osteoporosis screening," my 58-year-old friend grumbled. She was…

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Banish Spinal Stenosis Pain—Natural Weapons That Work

Spinal Stenosis Pain Can Often Be Soothed with Natural Treatments It may start with discomfort or pain that arises in…

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The Real Secret to Strong Bones

It is not what you think Contrary to popular belief, the degenerative bone disease osteoporosis is not an inevitable result…

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Fracture-Proof Your Bones

The most important nutrient isn't calcium More than 10 million Americans have the bone-weakening disease osteoporosis -- approximately 15% of…

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The Serotonin-Bone Mass Connection

Serotonin Levels Shown to Impact Bone Mass Serotonin is a neurotransmitter manufactured in the brain that has a major impact…

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Prunes Prime Bones for Growth and Repair

Daily Prune Consumption Boosts Bone Health Prunes for fiber... for regularity... and sometimes just because they taste good. But prunes…

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Yoga for Bone Health

If yoga makes you think of stretching and improving your flexibility, think again. The ancient practice of yoga actually has…

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Way Beyond Calcium: Minerals Your Bones Need Most

A recent study has us worried that getting too much calcium from supplements increases our risk for heart attacks. That’s…

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Your First Period May Affect Adult Bone Health

Link Between Age at Menses and Bone Density Later In Life Whether it arrived in the middle of your 7th…