Food For Healthy Bones

Irma Jennings - INHC - Holistic Bone Coach

Bone Turnover Markers - Their Role in Bone Health

This interview offered by Dr. Richard Eastell Director, The Mellanby Centre for Bone Research, Department of Oncology and Metabolism Faculity of Medicine, Dentistry and Health University of Sheffield, UK was presented by the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Bone turnover markers.  What are they and who needs them?

Bone Quality - Trabecular Bone Score

Bone Quality: Since I started working in the field of bone health there is a common thread that drives a bigger question.  Is the DXA test (which measures bone density) the only way to determine the overall health of your bones? But what about bone quality? OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE QUALITY Dr. Lani Simpson interviewed the […]

Holy Basil - Twice the Spice

Holy Basil is twice the spice and benefits the body, inside and out. While basil may conjure images of fresh pesto and caprese salad, holy basil (or, tulsi) swaps the spice cabinet for the medicine cabinet. 

Berries and Bones

My bones love berries because that means summer.  Do you adore the summer as I do?    Spending time with friends at the beach and getting lots of bone-building sunshine.  And eating plenty of brilliant fresh summer berries. Even though berries are tiny, they pack a powerful punch when it comes to your bones.  Their […]

Sauerkraut For Your Bones

Sauerkraut: a traditional gift for your gut, your bones and our overall health. Do you know where sauerkraut originated?   You will be surprised.

Almonds Love Your Bones

Calcium-rich sprouted organic almonds are a good food choice for your bones. Adding sesame and hemp seeds with Plantation blackstrap molasses make this a bone-loving snack. A version of this recipe was served at my event: The Whole Body Approach to Osteoporosis with Keith McCormick, DC.  It was met with a "yum" and an "ah" […]

OPTIMAL VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION

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 […]

Irma's Bones

When I was diagnosed with osteopenia in 2005 after my first DXA report,  I knew I wasn't interested in the script my doctor handed me. It was packaged with a ton of fear… “if you don’t take the meds your life is doomed.”   Instead I approached my diagnosis with the first-step solution: food as my […]

Bone-Building Calcium-Rich Vinegar

I love my bones and I love finding new ways to feed my bones. My bones were jumping for joy having found The Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan and Cookbook - Medicine Through Food Guide by Dr. Laura Kelly and Helen Bryman Kelly.  Inside the book offers a recipe for Bone-Building Calcium-Rich Vinegar. "Just one tablespoon […]

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