Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 26, 2019 6:15 pm
Bone health has become a public health crisis. Globally, symptoms of osteoporosis lead to more than 8.9 million fractures every year. It already affects 200 million women and the numbers are increasing.
By 2050, analysts predict that global hip fracture rates will increase by a shocking 310 percent in men, and 240 percent in women.
Bone Health: Sobering Statistics
We tend to think of osteoporosis as being more prevalent in older people, but the condition accounts for more hospitalization of women over the age of 45 than many other diseases, including diabetes and breast cancer.
Although 75 percent of hip fractures occur in women, men have a higher …
Having strong bones is something we should all be aiming for. Maintaining good bone health is a vital area of wellness that often gets less attention than pursuits such as building muscle, weight control, and cardiovascular health.
In fact, many of us don’t pay too much attention to the state of our bones until we have a reason to…such as getting osteoporosis or bone fractures.
But like how so many other things in life work – prevention is much better than cure.
How to Improve Your Bone Health
Steps to Take For Healthy, Happy Bones!
Taking the proper steps to ensure good bone health now is a …
What You Should Know About Calcium and Its Benefits
An Introduction to Calcium
Elemental calcium is an important mineral for human health and must be obtained through the foods we eat and the beverages we drink since our body doesn’t make calcium on its own. Dairy products and leafy
Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 30, 2018 11:10 am
Think you don’t scare easily? Fearless about drinking water out of plastic bottles or the tap? Well, prepare to be afraid… we have some shockingly true stories about tap and bottled water that are the stuff of nightmares!
Frightening Fact #1: The Terrifying Truth About Tap Water
Who needs “made-up” spooky stories when you can open a newspaper or switch on the TV to hear about the cities, towns, and schools that have some seriously scary stuff lurking in the water?
Frightening Fact #2: The Petrifying Plastic Horror
It wasn’t until EU countries tried to get rid of plastic that they realized that plastic was …
What are Super Foods and What is so Super about Them?
We hear so much these days about the so-called super foods, but I wanted to know what criteria are used to determine whether a food qualifies as super.
Here is what I learned. As with most topics of discussion, there are many variables. The first one being subjectivity. Being subjective usually translates to “in my opinion.” While many experts agree which foods qualify as super foods, many do not. It is subjective. There used to be about five to ten foods on the super list, but in my research, I have discovered lists of ten, twenty, and even as many as a hundred foods …