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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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Osteoporosis Drugs Don’t Always Make Strong Bones

…Fractures are serious business, but you can reduce your risk naturally. Naturally Promote Strong Bones * Calcium (1,500 mg daily) can slow the rate of bone loss by 30 percent to 50 percent and offer significant protection against hip fractures. Some of the best-absorbed types of supplemental calcium for strong…

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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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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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