OPTIMAL VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 - 7:14pm
The sun and your bones

Guest blog post by Keith McCormick, DC

Vitamin D: It’s not just about Osteoporosis and Bone Health

There are numerous reasons why I chose the title, The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis, for my book. Not only should we look at the whole body when searching for causes of bone loss, but the fact that there are so many pieces of the “bone puzzle” that fit into other parts of the body, we really can’t separate skeletal physiology from the other organs and tissues during the diagnostic process.

Take vitamin D for instance. We all know that vitamin D is important for bones because it helps us absorb more calcium from the gut. But did you know that vitamin D is also important for the immune system to effectively ward off disease?

And, it does so much more!

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5 Reasons Your Bones Love Mushrooms

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 7:20am

Here are 5 reasons your bones love mushrooms.  Did you know there are more than 38,000 varieties of mushrooms in the world?  It’s pretty astounding.  Some are superfoods, some are medicinal, and some are deadly poisons.

But no matter what kind of mushrooms you eat (except the poison ones!) your bones will thank you.

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Vitamin K: The Secret Agent for Bone Health Security

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012 - 2:45pm

Vitamin K used to be a super secret agent.  A few scientists were privy to its powers to protect your skeleton but they weren’t talking.  Vitamin K has now been outed.  It’s making headlines and has  become the hot new nutrition celebrity – especially when it comes to strong bones.

What is vitamin K?

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Keeping Bones Healthy

By: | Posted in: Blog | Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 - 2:39pm

Dr. Veronica Anderson’s  topic “Keeping Bones Healthy” is on the minds of many.  As one of 7 experts on her radio talk show on bone health we had a lively discussion.

Take home message:  First Step starts in our kitchen!

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Bone Strength ~ 3 Daily Tips ~ Dancing into your 90’s

By: | Posted in: Blog, Bone Health, Featured | Friday, Jun 3, 2011 - 12:54pm

With so many baby boomers approaching our 50’s, 60’s and 70’s – we’re 76 million strong – bone loss revealed through dexa test, being handed diagnosis of osteopenia, osteoporosis, has become part of our life’s discussions.  Strong bones are our life’s foundation.

The question often asked:  Do I take bone medications or do I take charge?

Please understand that bones weaken over time.  In the same way we get wrinkles over time. Both of these situations are not a disease.  It’s called aging. And the aging process can be done with grace and ease. Yet when bone loss excellerates into the osteoporosis stage, then there is concern.

The following are 3-daily tips that everyone can use to improve their bone health.

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