Michael is AlgaeCal’s Editor in Chief, and was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is responsible for most of AlgaeCal’s writing material such as blog posts, and you might recognize his face from the AlgaeCal newsletters as well.
Outside of work, Mike pursues both sporting and creative pursuits. He enjoys beach volleyball, cycling hockey, baseball and snowboarding, but also uses digital technology to compose his own music; merging and stacking layers of instruments and vocals, one-by-one, to make a full band sound.
If you are over 65, according to statistics, there is a one in three chance that you will have a fall within a year. And unfortunately the record shows that 30% of the time, elderly falls result in hip fractures, Read on! →
Listen HERE as Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, author of Your Bones discusses her book and bone health with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast. Lara is member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience with Read on! →
The causes of osteoporosis (a disease that means porous weak bones) are numerous. Genetics, diet, smoking, gender, ethnicity, and lack of exercise can all play a part. And depending who you talk to, the ways to prevent it seem equally Read on! →
Notice the many people claiming to be ‘health experts’ these days, all with varying advice? It’s exhausting knowing who and what to believe, as they seem to present equally compelling evidence for their case. So in the rare moment they Read on! →
Do you know how strong your bones are? You might think you can just tell, but the truth is no one can accurately know without having either an ultrasound or DEXA test that measures the density of your bones. That Read on! →
Did you know that in men and women over 50, 80% of broken bones are caused by osteoporosis?(1) So DEXA tests, that measure your bone density, should be a routine part of regular check ups. But they’re not. Because osteoporosis, Read on! →
“Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~ Edward Stanley A recent Canadian study has found out that you may be able to strengthen your bones and cancel Read on! →
Someone may have pulled a trick on you. How so? If you bought and take a mainstream calcium tablet, it may be because the seller kept the most crucial detail from you – that it’s made from rock! But it Read on! →
In 2011 a study emerged that claimed taking calcium supplements can increase your risk of heart attacks. (1) So the headlines screamed…“Calcium Supplements Raise Heart Attack Risk 30%” An easy decision was to stop that habit as soon as you Read on! →