Healthy Bones And Joints

SubscribeButton-webjointsSHTIn addition to good nutrition, exercise is a vital part of good health. A regular, active lifestyle reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and high blood pressure, and it helps lower cholesterol and control your weight. Continue reading “Healthy Bones And Joints”

The Latest on Soy

SubscribeButton-webbowls of soybeansA new study shows that consumption of a wide variety of soy products is associated with reducing the risk of developing the lung disease COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and other respiratory symptoms. The flavonoids in soy foods may act as an anti-inflammatory agent in the lung. Continue reading “The Latest on Soy”

Count on Calcium for Life

SubscribeButton-webMIlk-webAs the Boomer Generation continues to age, the prevalence of osteoporosis is skyrocketing. Yet, most people may not realize that osteoporosis is not a normal part of aging. Rather, the fragile state of our bones is the result of a generation of poor eating habits. Modern convenience foods have left our bodies hungry for basic nutrients — like calcium. And for our children, who’ve grown up drinking soda instead of milk, the prognosis is even worse. Continue reading “Count on Calcium for Life”