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calcium

Bone, Muscle & Joint
October 8, 2019

The best ways to strengthen your bones

You may not give them much thought, but your bones are very important. They provide support for your body and helps to form its shape.
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Bone, Muscle & JointOsteoporosis
December 9, 2016

How to beat osteoporosis

Remember your mother telling you to get enough calcium for strong bones and teeth? It’s good advice. Osteoporosis is caused when there’s an imbalance between new bone formation and old bone reabsorption. When you’re an osteoporosis sufferer, your bones literally “thin” out. You lose too much, make too little, or both. Your bones become weaker and more prone to injury, even from a minor fall. Also known as the “silent disease”, osteoporosis mainly affects women. Bone is constantly removed and replaced with new bone, and by the time bone growth peaks, a man’s bone mass is significantly more than a…
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Bone, Muscle & Joint
April 1, 2016

Is a milk moustache worth it?

“Humans have no nutritional requirement for milk.” Wow, really? Since we were kids, we were told to drink milk to make us “big and strong” – but experts believe milk actually harms our body. Is this true? (more…)
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Healthy Bones
Bone, Muscle & Joint
October 14, 2014

Your brilliant bones

It's the frame that holds you, and the material is incredibly strong - yet it remakes itself over and over again. It’s Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week, so let’s talk about your bones. (more…)
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