Why something so sweet is so bad…for your bones

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 1:03am
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When I was on Wall Street, every day was a whirlwind. Sitting down to a meal was rare. Instead, I snatched what I could, when I could. For a quick energy fix I often grabbed something sweet like a Peppermint Pattie.

Now, I knew eating sugar could rot my teeth. But what I didn’t know at that time was that sugar could also “rot” my bones. Here’s what I mean.


7 Things To Look For Before You Flush

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 - 9:24pm
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Before you Flush:  You can be eating the best bone-healthy foods in the world, but here’s the thing. If you’re not digesting that food it will do your bones no good at all.

Your digestion breaks down food into the nutrients your body needs to absorb to build strong bones and do just about everything else.

How can you tell if your digestion is operating at full tilt?


5 Better Bone-Building Foods

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 - 1:44am
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Have you been cracking your bones with your teeth? Here’s what I mean by that…

Every time you eat something you make a choice to either build your bones or weaken them.

Here are 5 bone-busting foods to avoid and what to eat instead.


Your Bones: Why Eating the Whole Food Matters

By: | Posted in: Blog | Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 - 10:39am
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By guest blogger: Margie King, Nourishing Menopause

What makes an apple good for us? Is it the Vitamin C? Vitamin K or B6?  Is it the soluble fiber or the insoluble fiber? Is it the potassium or the phytosterols?

Or is it the apple?  What a concept.

Western science is obsessed with deconstructing food, researching and analyzing its component parts, isolating the “active ingredients”, repackaging them in pills or powders and prescribing them in daily doses.   But according to Annmarie Colbin, PhD., author of Food and Healing, this chemistry-based theory of nutrition is completely upside down. (more…)

8 Daily Tips for Bone Health

By: | Posted in: Blog, Bone Health | Thursday, Jan 13, 2011 - 2:13pm
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Better bone health IS achievable.
Here are 8 specific Bone Health tips to use daily to get you on the road to stronger bones.