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Healthy Hair, Skin and Nails

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Healthy Hair, Skin and Nails

Collagen is a major building block not only for bones,1 but also for healthy hair,2 skin3 and nails.4 Collagen makes up about 75% - 80% of the skin and is responsible for the skin's suppleness and elasticity.5 As we age, we produce less collagen. Less collagen equals more wrinkles, and brittle hair and nails.6 Our bodies make collagen out of protein-rich foods which are then broken down into amino acids7essential for healthy hair, skin, and nails, and all connective tissues. A multitude of nutrients are necessary to aid in the body's production of collagen which includes the ever-important Vitamin K2...

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Vitamin D and Immune System Health

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Vitamin D and Immune System Health

We've all heard Vitamin D referred to as the "sunshine vitamin," but it is actually a precursor to a hormone synthesized by the body when activated by the sun's rays. Only a small amount of Vitamin D comes from the food we eat.1 Many people in the northern hemisphere as well as people who work inside all day in the southern hemisphere are deficient in Vitamin D. Elderly males who live in the tropics have even been found to have low Vitamin D levels.2 Vitamin D insufficiency has become a global issue,3 and affects people of all ages and ethnicities—primarily...

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Low Bone Density? Improve Bone Health Naturally!

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Low Bone Density? Improve Bone Health Naturally!

You or a Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Low Bone Density. Now What? The first thing people think when they hear "low bone density," is "osteoporosis." However, low bone density is actually a condition called osteopenia (low bone mass), which can develop into osteoporosis if bone loss continues.1 What you can do right now: Educate yourself Learn how to stop the loss of bone mass Learn how to build bone density What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis literally means “porous bones.” Osteoporosis is a disease wherein the bones become fragile from losing their bone density resulting in decreased bone strength. The...

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4 Ways to Ease Winter Joint Pain

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4 Ways to Ease Winter Joint Pain

The most common collective complaint of my patients this time of year is most definitely joint pain. As we've discussed many times, joint pain is usually caused by inflammation in the body. Weather changes can also affect joint pain.1 Let's talk about 4 ways to ease winter joint pain: 1. Keep Warm Allowing yourself to get cold – and especially, chilled, can make your body tense up and become stiff. Stay warm! Dressing with layers is usually the best way to go so you can easily adjust to your surroundings (whether it be cold, drafty, warm, or with that friend...

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Vitamin K2 with D3: a Synergistic Duo in Bone Health

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Vitamin K2 with D3: a Synergistic Duo in Bone Health

Bone Health and Various Touted Elixirs I've noticed different commercials touting various elixirs for bone health...you know the ones: people “of a certain age” looking "amazing," (cue the dreamy background music) effortlessly prancing and dancing the light fantastic toe – usually in a beautiful faraway land to which you may have always wanted to travel. They're well-dressed and are having a FABULOUS time without a care in the world (and most certainly not worrying about their bone health)...but then reality hits as you suddenly realize the droning voice underneath all the merriment is listing a seemingly endless litany of all...

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