The Liver and your Bones

The liver plays a big part in keeping your bones strong. So how does that happen? Well, the liver synthesises a digestive fluid called bile, composed of bile salts, water, cholesterol, and a yellowish pigment called bilirubin. Bile gets stored in the gallbladder until it is released in the small intestine for the digestion of … Read more

Vitamin D and K2

Vitamin D is one of the most essential vitamins in your body, in fact it isn’t really a vitamin it is a hormone! Vitamin D is crucial for bone health but it is also critical for immune health, brain function, reproductive health, hearing and vision, regulating blood pressure and so much more.  A deficiency underlies … Read more

Sugar is Bad For The Bones

I am beginning to realise the real poison that sugar is. It has become a daily consumer product because it is in every processed food that we eat and we also add it to make things taste ‘nice’. No wonder we are getting fatter and fatter as a nation! Did you know that in the … Read more

How diet can affect bone health

The main stream definition of osteoporosis portrays bones as static structures, indicating that when bone deteriorates there is nothing that you can do to reverse or stop it except take medicines to correct the problem. However, there is no miracle drug without side effects and infact bone loss or osteoporosis, can be prevented or even … Read more

Even Milk can cause Osteoporosis

Looking after your bones is so important if you already suffer from osteoporosis or osteopenia, or you want to prevent it occurring. Most people think that once you have bone loss you cannot restore it but that is simply not the case. If you see your Dr, it is quite likely that they will want … Read more

Another flawed analysis misleads the public

Another flawed analysis misleads the public, according to Francois Lubbe, UK editor of the Health Sciences Institute. For more than twenty years, combinations of a range of nutrients such as calcium, zinc, magnesium, manganese, boron, vitamin D, vitamin C, vitamin K2, folates and Vitamin B6, have been essential for maintaining bone health. Why suddenly does … Read more

Supplements During Adolescence Can Help Curb Osteoporosis

Results of a recent study in the United States suggest that the first signs of osteoporosis begin during adolescence, and that teenage girls should consider taking vitamin D and calcium supplements in an effort to avoid suffering from the condition later in life. For the research, investigators from the School of Exercise Science at Australian … Read more

Vitamin D

Have you often wondered why you feel better in the summer when the sun is out? Well the simple answer is Vitamin D.  Virtually every organ system in your body is dependent on sunshine for optimal performance because it triggers Vitamin D production in your cells.  Vitamin D is an ‘essential’ vitamin which means that … Read more

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