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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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The Overlooked Bone-Building Nutrient

If you asked most people what nutrients are needed to build strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis, you'd mostly hear one response: calcium.  Yet, calcium is one of over a dozen nutrients that are e…

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Build Stronger Bones, Nails & Hair

One mineral is essential to bone-building, immune system strengthening, calcium absorption and building strong nails, hair, and teeth, yet most people never give it a second thought. It is silica. Sil…

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Does This Shot Put Your Bones at Risk?

For women who use the shot (a.k.a. Depo-Provera), there's good news and there's weird news. For years women have been warned that the shot can cause loss of minerals in their bones—which could mean th…

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Why is My Joint Clicking?

Find out what might be behind your clicking joint. Watch this video!…

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Vegetable Lamb for Osteoporosis

According to a new study in the ACS monthly Journal of Natural Products, the charming "vegetable lamb" plant (once believed to bear fruit that ripened into a living baby sheep!) produces substances th…

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Why Dogs Bury Things

Does your dog bury his bones, or even his favorite  toys, in the backyard? Or even worse, does he sometimes dig them up and bring the muddy mess back inside...smiling and wagging his tail all the whil…

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Brittle Nails, Brittle Bones?

Q: My nails just suddenly started breaking all the time about six months ago, and I worry about what's happening to my bones. Is there any correlation between the two things? A: Most likely not. …

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Foods for Anti-Aging

We can't turn back the hands of time, but we can make healthy choices with our diet that can help keep aging at bay. By following these seven nutritional suggestions for different parts of your body, …

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The 4 Essential Bones

Indigenous peoples say that in order to return to our true nature, we must befriend four essential symbolic bones in our body. All four bones are needed to fully develop our character, dispel cynicism…

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