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Right Nutrition Protects Against Osteoporosis in Old Age

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Whether you’re young or old, the right nutrition can make a difference to your bone health and influence your ability to live an independent, mobile, fracture-free life into your more senior years.

This is the key message of a new scientific review published in the journal ‘Osteoporosis International’ by leading bone and nutrition experts, ahead of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20. Continue reading

 

Jonathan Galland’s Blog on MindBodyGreen — 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea

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As we embrace the spring after a seemingly never-ending freezing winter, here is a refreshing look at the tradition and science of tea.

Jonathan Galland, CEO of PillAdvised, has just published a blog on MindBodyGreen on 5 New Reasons To Drink Tea + How to Brew Your Spring Detox Cup.

In this blog he talks about tea health benefits and the ancient wisdom of tea from traditional Chinese Medicine.  Learn how modern science is uncovering

how tea can help with fat-burning, anti-aging, mood-boosting, immunity, and bone health.

In China, where they have a tea history of over one thousand years, people enjoy endless cups of steaming hot tea at home and bring a thermos of hot tea with them wherever they go.

 Read the full blog at MindBodyGreen.

 

 

 

Calcium-Collagen Chelate Better for Bone Health

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We have long been advised to take calcium and vitamin D for stronger bones. But a latest study found a new dietary supplement actually works better than this combination.

A Florida State University researcher reveals that KoACT, a calcium-collagen chelate, is superior to calcium and vitamin D when it comes to bone health.

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Low Vitamin D Adds Fracture Risk

Prof. Kristina Akesson

Vitamin D insufficiency in seniors has been shown to contribute to increased risk of fractures.

 

Previous studies have used single vitamin D measurements to investigate effects on bone.

 

A new study from Sweden has found that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake could lead to higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

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