October 25, 2022

Top 50 Foods You Need for Bone Health

Bone health is an under-appreciated aspect of beauty, longevity and living a vibrant life. Often, adults aren’t tested for bone density until they’re at an older age when the state of our bones should be top of mind early on. Bone loss including osteoporosis affects men and women and leads to fractures and other health problems. Foods that contain certain minerals including calcium, magnesium and vitamins D and K have proven critical for optimizing bone health long-term which is why these foods top the list of 50 foods critical for bone health. This is an important focus starting…now! 1.    […]
May 14, 2019

These 4 Things Can Help Preserve Your Bone Health

Like many of my patients, you may be wondering what you can do to keep your bones stronger as you get
April 24, 2018

Top 10 Crucial Minerals For Your Bones

Many of my over 50 patients ask me how they can keep their bones strong.  Like them, you probably know that calcium is important, and you may have heard, or read, that Vitamin D and vitamin K are also important to bone health. Like many people, you may not know that there are several other key bone nutrients that most people are deficient in.  I’d like to tell you what they are and how you can get the proper amounts of them to ensure that your bones remain strong and healthy. The 10 Crucial Bone Minerals – Are You Deficient? […]
March 20, 2018

Beat Osteoporosis Doing This 3 Times A Week

I see many fractured bones every week, most often in people over 50. That’s why I want to tell you about a powerful exercise training system that actually targets fracture-prone areas of your bones.  With just a little effort each week, you can build new, stronger bones and lower your risk for fracture. Beat Osteoporosis with Epidensity Training Women are more prone to developing osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones, especially after menopause.  Decreasing estrogen levels makes bones thinner and more vulnerable to fracture.  And, if you’re a woman whose mother, aunt, or grandmother had osteoporosis, your chances of developing […]
September 19, 2017

New Compounds Show Promise For Bone Maintenance

An article appearing August 21, 2017 in Nature Medicine reveals a potential role for senolytic compounds, including quercetin and the drug dasatinib, in the targeting of senescent cells to help maintain bone. “While we know from previous work that the accumulation of senescent cells causes tissue dysfunction, the role of cell senescence in osteoporosis up to this point has been unclear,” noted researcher Sundeep Khosla, MD, of the Mayo Clinic’s Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging. “The novelty of this work for the bone field lies in the fact that, rather than targeting a bone-specific pathway, as is the case for all current […]
June 13, 2017

These 4 Common Fruits Can Keep Your Bones Strong

You may already be including these fruits in your diet because you like them.  But if not, you’ll want to be sure to eat more of them because, as you’ll see, they are particularly good at maintaining bone health.  Here they are… 1.  Apples.  Yes, the humble little apple that, now that it’s fall, is pretty plentiful.  You’ve probably heard or read about antioxidants and how important they are to your overall health.  They fight free radicals from damaging your DNA and making you more susceptible to the bad diseases of aging like heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and even cancer.  Apples, […]
June 10, 2014

Is This Old Supplement The New Key To Osteoporosis?

You’ve likely heard about melatonin.  It’s a supplement that’s been around for a few decades now.  It was originally touted as a cure for jet lag and even everyday insomnia. Yet, further research on melatonin revealed that it’s benefits were much more extensive than a sleep aid.  Recently researchers in Toronto have uncovered yet another benefit of melatonin that has special importance to older people and their bones.  Here’s what they found… Is Melatonin The New Key To Osteoporosis? As I mentioned above, we’ve known for a few decades now how great melatonin is for helping with sleep disorders.  But […]
April 13, 2012

Guard Your Heart, Bones, Memory With Vitamin K2

I frequently discuss the latest vitamin research with my patients to ensure that they are getting the maximum daily allowance.