Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Do you know how your bones work? Did you know they are living tissue, the same as any other part of the body? Bone health is connected to our body’s overall health, and if anything is failing or overworked or undernourished, it will affect our bones. In prior blogs, we discussed the impact food and nutrients, such as calcium and Vitamin D, have on our bones. This time, we will go into further detail on exactly how the bones react to a diet that is rich in the nutrients they need. The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) lays the foundation for bone health on its website, stating a little known fact: Bones constantly break down and remodel themselves, which means we all end up with completely new skeletons about every 10 years. Much of the bone structure is protein, and contains connective…

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Listen: Your bones and joints are sending you a message. They’re telling you it’s time to concentrate on a more healthful diet. When you eat mostly bad fats, sugars and processed foods you are sending your body a message – that it’s OK to not perform optimally. Most importantly, it signals a downturn in personal health, a spiral that could make you a prime subject for disease of the bones, muscles and joints. The bottom line is, changing your diet could change your life.  Nutrition is a vital component to great health. The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) states that bone, muscle and joint health are closely related – and it’s true. These systems work in sync and any loss of integrity to one system affects the other. “A healthy diet can help you prevent and manage osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal…

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