bone loss

Strong bones need more than just calcium!

Osteoporosis can come with significant limitations to activities of daily living. It also increases the risk of hip fracture, which is associated with increased all-cause mortality. Clearly, we want to do everything we can to slow down the rate of bone breakdown to ensure a good quality of life. Calcium reigns supreme when it comes to natural osteoporosis treatment, but it doesn’t provide all the bone structure we need. Here is our list of 4 nutrients to support bone health.

Many women lack vitamin K for bones

The levels of vitamin K in healthy menopausal women are inadequate to maintain bone health, says the lead researcher of a recent study from the University of Michigan School of Nursing. The researchers found that one early effect of declining estrogen is the...

Slow Bone Loss: Study stresses importance of adequate B-12

Older women with low levels of vitamin B-12 are more likely to experience rapid bone loss, according to new research. The new findings help to establish the importance of vitamin B-12 in the bone health of women as they age. Vitamin B-12, which is found in animal...