Strong Bones & A Healthy Heart Needs More Than Just Calcium

“Calcium Needs a Nutrient Symphony: The Key to Bone and Cardiovascular Health” ~ Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT Contradictory Research Findings Regarding Calcium Supplements Two contrasting studies made headlines this May (2012): one (Li K, Kaaks R, Linseisen J, et Read on! →

Could Fluoride in Your Tap Water or Toothpaste Be Destroying Your Bones?

Fluoride is — everywhere. Fluorine is a common element in the earth’s crust, so fluorides are naturally present in the soil, rocks, and water all throughout the world. In addition, fluorides are used in many industrial processes, for example, coal Read on! →

Latest Research Shows Soy Foods help Prevent Bone Loss

If you are not among those who are allergic to soy or have been diagnosed as having hypothyroidism, soy foods can be a great addition to your bone-building diet. Not only are soy foods excellent sources of magnesium and vitamin Read on! →

Denosumab (aka Prolia, Xgeva) – Even Worse than the Bisphosphonates?

Like the bisphosphonates, denosumab (trade names Prolia, Xgeva)(1) also prevents osteoclasts from removing old, damaged or worn out bone. It just does so via a different action than the bisphosphonates — an action that may turn out to have even Read on! →

Prescription Drugs that Cause Osteoporosis: Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

You May Be Taking One of the Commonly Prescribed Drugs that Cause Osteoporosis: Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself Did you know that drugs commonly prescribed to treat epilepsy, anxiety, insomnia, depression, schizophrenia and even restless leg syndrome Read on! →

The Truth about Strontium Supplements, Side Effects, DEXA Results, Efficacy and More

Don’t let misleading commentaries prevent you from reaping the bone-building benefits of strontium! Having now reviewed the published research conducted on both natural strontium salts and strontium ranelate, I can confidently assure you that natural forms of strontium can provide Read on! →

More Evidence Confirms Bisphosphonates (e.g. Fosamax, Boniva) are Not Your Bones’ Best Friends

My book, Your Bones, starts out with 30 pages’ worth of reasons why taking a bisphosphonate should be your last choice for healthy bones. Yes, there truly are that many reasons why relying on a bisphosphonate, like Fosamax, Boniva or Read on! →