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Is Your Birth Control Causing Osteoporosis?

Making Informed Choices About Your Birth Control The Birth Control Pill, in Brief Synthetic hormone birth control has been approved since 1960, re-formulated to a safer version in 1970, and expanded in formulations and delivery methods since (pills, patches, injections, IUDs). Synthetic... Continue Reading

Does milk really do a body good?

Those milk mustaches may look really cool, but it may be time to look more closely at the long term health effects of milk. A recent Scandinavian study showed that drinking milk may be damaging for your bones and your health overall. This is only one of a number of studies indicating that milk may... Continue Reading

Facts & Foods: Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects between 10-28 million Americans (1,2) with a predicted increase to 41 million in 2015 (1). In Canada, roughly 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime (3). Osteoporosis was estimated to cost the Canadian... Continue Reading

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken & Bone Broth

This is one of my all-time favorite slow cooker recipes that I will make quite often in the fall and winter. Not only is it a warming dish for cold, snowy days, it is loaded with health promoting benefits! And using the slow cooker makes this an easy meal, which can be ready by the time you get... Continue Reading

osteoporosis & bone health

In comparison to cancer, heart disease and stroke, bone health is often not considered a significant health topic to discuss. However, osteoporotic-induced fractures are much more prevalent than cancer and vascular disease. Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mineral density and a disruption... Continue Reading