Bone-Building Smoothie

Great idea for a bone-building smoothie for you today, courtesy of Biocare. This creamy, delicious smoothie is packed with all the key nutrients needed to support your musculoskeletal health, including calcium, magnesium, vitamin D3, K2 (as MK-7), as well as the lesser known boron, manganese and horsetail extract for naturally-occurring silicon. INGREDIENTS 1 heaped teaspoon …

#Osteoporosis Bone Marker Test – Dramatic Reduction in 6 Months

I love seeing dramatic  test improvements and thought I would share one with you today. I often nag women, especially over their forties, to get a bone marker test done to check for early signs of osteoporosis. This is especially important for men and women on antacids or who have stomach acid/malabsorption issues. The bone …

New Vitamin D Guidelines

Further to my recent posts on how to determine your Vitamin D levels and how much is enough, I note today that The Endocrine Society has released a Clinical Practice Guideline on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of vitamin D deficiency. The new guidelines, which are to assist clinicians in treating vitamin D deficiency, were …