Calcium: A Bone’s Best Friend – Needs Change as We Age

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Calcium and phosphorus are critical minerals that form the basic building block of bones and teeth, giving them both strength and density.  Calcium is also critical to nerve and muscle function, blood clotting, enzyme and hormone regulation, and cell membrane function.  When we don’t consume adequate amounts of calcium through food or supplements, our bodies [...]

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Vitamin D – What’s all the fuss?


Vitamin D has been getting a lot of attention lately for several reasons. It appears that vitamin D deficiency may affect many more people than previously thought who reside at mid-northern latitudes, including most of the United States. This is true even at the current recommended daily intake of 400 International Units (IU). The National [...]

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