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Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It by Nicole Crane, B.S. NTP

Why Calcium Alone Just Doesn’t Cut It by Nicole Crane, B.S. NTP

Peel back the layers of skin and muscle and imagine your bones. You are likely thinking of something very rigid and static that does not change once you reach adulthood. Despite being a hard substance, our bones are very much alive, growing and changing throughout […]

Bone Health: Calcium-Rich Foods Without Dairy

Bone Health: Calcium-Rich Foods Without Dairy

If you don’t eat dairy, don’t worry! This doesn’t mean that your bones will suffer later in life. There are plenty of calcium-rich foods that can easily provide enough calcium for healthy bones. Adults need about 1,000 milligrams of calcium a day – that’s a […]

What You Should Know about Osteoporosis

What You Should Know about Osteoporosis

Photo by Mathew Schwartz on Unsplash Building strong bones is important throughout our lives. From our childhood days, we’re taught to drink milk to help keep our bones strong and healthy. But there’s a lot more to it than just drinking milk. The long term […]

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 […]