Why These Weeds Make Your Bones Strong

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 9:35pm

Don’t Kill Those Weeds… Feed Them To Your Bones

When I was a kid, one of my jobs was to rid the lawn of dandelion weeds. It was tough work. The roots reached deep into the soil and didn’t want to come out.

Even though I associated dandelions with this yearly struggle, I was still always delighted to see the bright yellow flowers pop up every spring. I give them credit for piquing my lifelong curiosity about plants.

Fast-forward 55 years and I rediscovered dandelions in Damanhur, a magical 40-year-old eco-village nestled in the foothills north of Piedmont, Italy.

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Best Breakfast Cereal For Your Bones

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Monday, Mar 14, 2016 - 11:52pm

In my bad old Wall Street days – before Skelly and I were such good friends – my idea of breakfast was a cigarette and a cup of coffee. As my Skelly likes to say, “We’ve come a long way, Baby!”

These days I take breakfast seriously. In a minute I’ll tell you about my favorite go-to morning food ritual.

Like me, chances are you grew up eating a ton of cold breakfast cereals like Frosted Flakes, Kix, and Rice Krispies. Maybe over the years you graduated to Special K, Fiber One, or even Kashi Go Lean.

Clients often ask me which breakfast cereal is best for your bones. My answer is always the same:

none of the above.

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Are your bones getting enough of this magic mineral?

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Friday, Sep 18, 2015 - 11:57am

Skelly likes to say “a little bit of magic goes a long way.” It’s especially true for your bones when it comes to one little mineral whose name happens to mean “magic.” (more…)