Tips for Strong and Healthy Bones

By Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. Bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from minor bumps or simply sneezing. In contrast to healthy bone, which looks like a honeycomb under a microscope, osteoporotic bone contains large …

Exercise for Bone Health

Definitions: Piezoelectric Effect is defined as “The ability of certain materials to generate an electric charge in response to applied mechanical stress.” Osteoblasts are cells that build bone.. Osteoclasts are cells that break down bone You may have heard that exercise builds bone, but how does it really do that? At the cellular level, bone renewal is stimulated and directed …

Choose Well: Alkalinize for Bone Health!

By Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN Bone is sensitive to small changes in pH and an alkaline diet provides the balance required for a healthy pH.  A metabolically alkaline diet includes foods that have a buffering, alkalinizing effect on cell chemistry. This is often different from the food’s ash residue or physical chemistry. Failure to recognize this distinction has led to …

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Osteoporosis treatment may do more harm than good

Australian research study reveals a class of popular osteoporosis medication could be contributing to rather than preventing fractures… Read more. PERQUE Bone Guard Forté 20™ is a comprehensive mineral complex. Much more than just calcium and vitamin D, this novel formulation delivers 20 essential nutrients to rebuild bone, enhance bone density, and protect against bone mineral depletion. The alkalinizing minerals …

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Antacids Can Cause Fractures

A new study concludes that antacids can cause bone fractures. Nearly 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.  These medications, called “proton pump inhibitors” reduce the production of stomach acid in the process of trying to prevent heart burn and/or ulcers. The connection between …

Foods do affect body chemistry

Evidence presented here confirms that foods that we eat impact our body’s pH balance, also known as the acid/alkaline status or acid/base state. Click here to download a PDF of this article Our research encourages a diet you can digest, assimilate and eliminate without immune burden or neurohormone distress. This means eating foods to which we are tolerant. Tolerance here …

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Metal Allergy and Joint Replacement

Joint replacements, especially at the knee and hip, can fail due to a ‘metal hypersensitivity or allergy’. The growing number of joint replacement surgeries in the US has led to a growing number of failures, prompting this new review study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Read abstract Knowing which metal(s) a person is reactive to can …

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Reduce Osteoarthritis

PERQUE Triple EFA Guard and PERQUE EPA/DHA Guard may help reduce Osteoarthritis?  Click here to learn more about the benefits of fish oils and osteoarthritis.

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Managing Arthritis

Physical activity is an important part of managing arthritis.  The Arthritis Foundation offers some helpful success strategies. Click here to read about PERQUE Joint Guard.

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The facts about arthritis

Do you think you know all the facts about arthritis?  Click here to read about these common myths and learn the truth about this chronic health issue.