Kidney stones are small clumps of minerals in the urinary tract that cause great pain. There are some simple steps that can cut your risk of developing a kidney stone in half but for some, it’s not so easy. Here’s what you need to know.
When you think of your bones, it is common to think of them as rigid, static and never changing. But, despite being a hard substance, your bones are very much alive, growing and changing throughout your life. This means, if our bones are nourished correctly, […]
Our bones are constantly being broken down and built back up, so the body can remove old frail bone cells and replace them with new strong ones. But calcium is not the only nutrient you need.
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 […]
Osteoporosis is a health condition where your bones are weak and brittle. Health risks of osteoporosis may include an increase of fractures of the hip, wrist and spine. Generally speaking, osteoporosis is bone loss and, every day since the day we are born, our bones […]