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Nutrition

  • “What’s the best calcium supplement?” That’s a common question we hear from consumers, and we answer with an old adage: “The best calcium supplement is the one you’ll actually take.”…

  • How to Feed Your Bones

    Your bones are constantly changing due to a process called remodeling. To build strong, healthy bones when you are young — and to keep them strong and healthy as you…

  • Calcium and Vitamin D Requirements

    As new scientific research emerges, recommendations change. We are now rethinking how much calcium and vitamin D is needed for good bone health. There is increasing evidence that too much…

  • About Vitamin D

    Research indicates that a sufficient blood level of this hormone, vitamin D, is associated with fewer deaths from heart disease; breast, colon, and prostate cancer; hypertension, and the autoimmune conditions…

  • Reading a nutrition label is no easy task! There are many components that are important to check: Serving size — Serving sizes are standardized to make it easier to compare…

  • Nutrients For Bone Health

    Many nutrients play a role in bone health. Some nutrients have scientifically proven benefits, others may have benefits, but there is no research to back that up. Some nutrients are…

  • Calcium and Heart Disease

    Download the BoneSense PDF— A recent study of heart disease in 2,700 adults aged 45-85 looked at plaque build-up in the arteries with a CT scan and compared that to…

  • Milk Consumption In Adults

    Download BONESENSE article PDF—  A study of two large populations of Swedish men and women suggests that a sizable intake of milk was associated with higher risk of death and…

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