Tag: bone

New Study: Collagen Builds Bone Health in Women

New Study: Collagen Builds Bone Health in Women

Photo by Natalie Collins on Unsplash It’s common to think that bones are hard, lifeless parts of your body. But it’s actually the opposite – your bones are living and growing tissue. As both men and women age and reach peak bone mass, the balance 

Collagen Explained: Not All Are Created Equal

Collagen Explained: Not All Are Created Equal

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It is found in our bones, skin, nails, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Think of Collagen simply as the ‘glue’ that holds us together. While our bodies naturally produce Collagen, by the time we hit age 25, 

Inactive Teens Have Weaker Bones than Active Teens

Inactive Teens Have Weaker Bones than Active Teens

It’s common knowledge that inactive individuals can have a higher risk of becoming obese and developing numerous conditions, including type 2 diabetes. But did you know that inactive individuals, especially teenagers, have weaker bones than those who are physically active? Bones: Inactive Teens vs. Active 

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Imagine stopping to smell a fragrant red rose and pricking your finger on a hidden thorn. Just a minor puncture, but your body goes to work immediately to stop the bleeding and quickly seal the wound. One of the major nutrients at work is Vitamin K, discovered 

Strong & Flexible Bones By Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS

Strong & Flexible Bones By Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS

Photo by Susanne Schwarz on Unsplash Dr. Patricia Pimentel Selassie, ND, CNS All of our muscles and organs are anchored to our bones. Our bones are not hard mineral sticks – bones are living organs, complex tissues that interact with all the other systems of 

When is the Best Time for Athletes to Take Calcium? by Jerry Hickey R.Ph

When is the Best Time for Athletes to Take Calcium? by Jerry Hickey R.Ph

Photo by Braden Collum on Unsplash Previous research has shown that intense physical exercise over the course of a year decreases bone mineral density in cyclists. During intense exercise the level of calcium in your blood drops for a number of reasons. As the level