About 44 million American men and women suffer from osteoporosis (severe bone loss) or osteopenia (mild bone loss), with women being affected twice as much as men. Each year, at least 1.5 million hip...
To protect your bones from osteoporosis, look beyond calcium, suggests a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.After studying more than 2,000 men and women ages 70 to 79, r...
As our bodies age, there's no doubt that we need different things than we used to. The human body is a complicated assembly of bones, muscles, and joints that can all function well into our golden yea...
Have your heard the media talk about how 50 is the "new" 30, and 60 is the new "40"? Sometimes I like to believe that true. At 52, (OK, just about done being 52), I feel like I can run around, eat a...
An increasing number of individuals are looking to exercise to improve their health instead of just decreasing their jean sizes and this is of course a positive shift. You do not have to be over weigh...
Degenerative bone diseases are very common. Many people drink all of the milk that they can in order to prevent osteoporosis from affecting them, but sometimes this is just not enough. One of the mai...
Long Before The Jolly Green Giant, There Were Green BeansBy Sandy PowersSeeds of cultivated green beans from Peru were carbon dated 7680 BP (i.e. Before the Present). Along the East Coast of America,...
When we discuss exercise most individuals immediately think of losing fat and toning or gaining muscle. It is true that with regular exercise you will lose inches and gain strength in muscles but the...
"We can wipe out 90% of the diseases in America in two years: heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's - you name it." This was the attractive promise made by Robert Barefoot, an entrepreneur with a h...
It is very important to use effective muscle building techniques if you wish to be successful in your body building endeavors. The exercises that you engage in during a work out can ultimately mean th...