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Benefits of Bergamot

…cocoa, and other “super foods” are due in large part to their high content of polyphenols, which protect against cardiovascular disease, cancer, bone loss, diabetes, and other degenerative disorders. It turns out that bergamot juice (as opposed to the peel used in Earl Grey tea) contains exceptionally…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…mineral also plays a role in muscle contraction, nerve transmission, and vasodilation, or relaxation, of the arteries. Supplemental calcium slows bone loss in patients at risk of osteoporosis. This mineral also reduces symptoms of PMS, risk of colorectal cancer, and blood pressure. I recommend 1,000 mg…

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The Benefits of Vitamins C and E

…many people don’t realize is that together they give you powerful protection against many diseases. The Benefits of Vitamins C and E * Ward off bone loss. One of the best ways to strengthen bones is to incorporate resistance training into your routine. Plus, a new study suggests upping your daily intake…

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Better Bone Density? Hop to It!

If you want to improve bone health, increase bone density, and prevent bone loss, the answer is just a hop, skip, and a jump away…literally. Researchers recently revealed that women between the ages of 25 and 50 who hopped up and down 10 times with a half-minute rest between jumps twice a day for four…

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6 Everyday Habits That Keep Your Bones Strong

…and chemicals called phosphates that also cause calcium loss. * Make sure you get plenty of protein. Protein used to be considered a culprit in bone loss. However, more recent studies suggest that it actually promotes bone health. Good sources include chicken, turkey, fish, and tofu. * Load up on vegetables…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…arthritis. * Testosterone levels. Low testosterone levels are a known risk factor for several conditions including depression, fatigue, weight gain, bone loss, metabolic syndrome, and reduced libido. A study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that higher levels of vitamin D correlated with higher…

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