A diet high in sugar isn’t good for your waistline or your metabolic health – but what about your bones? Does sugar play a role in osteoporosis? Find out more about the role sugar plays in bone health and why.
Have you ever thought about the impact losing weight has on bone health and bone density? This article discusses the effect calorie restriction has on bone density and how you can keep your bones healthy when you’re trying to lose weight.
Yes, calcium is important for healthy bones but it needs a “support team” to help it work better. Discover five other nutrients you need for bone health and to lower your risk for osteoporosis.
Resistance training has lots of health benefits. Have you ever wondered what effect it has on your metabolism? After all, muscle is more metabolically active. As it turns out, having more muscle may be beneficial to your metabolism in more than one way. Find out what these benefits are.
Exercise is one of the best prescriptions for bone health. Combine regular high-impact exercise with a calcium-rich diet and you reduce your risk for bone loss and osteoporosis. Resistance training should be part of that equation. How does resistance training cause bone growth and how hard do you have to train to boost bone growth? […]
Exercise and sports injuries are common. After all, you’re putting your body under considerable stress when you work out. That’s what causes it to change – but overdo it and you could end up with an injury that makes it hard to work out for weeks or months. One of the most common of sports-related […]
Although onions are famous for being able to make your eyes water, they are also famous for their excellent flavor and culinary versatility. A wide range of different types is available; some are quite sweet, while others are pungent. More importantly, it turns out that onions are extremely good for your body in a number […]
You probably work out mainly to build lean body mass but resistance training does more than give you muscle definition. It also builds bone density. Is resistance training better for boosting bone density than aerobic workouts? Find out the answer, and discover what type of resistance training is best for reducing the risk of osteoporosis […]
Many women who work out are concerned about their body fat percentage – what’s healthy and what isn’t. This article discusses what essential body fat is and why it’s important not to go too low. It also talks about healthy body fat ranges and average body fat percentages of various types of women athletes.
You probably know that your health might benefit from vitamin K supplements or a diet that is rich in vitamin K, but the reasons why this vitamin is so important to your bodily functions are not often well publicized. First of all, it is important to note that vitamin K is not one single substance; […]