What are the best foods to eat this Winter?

Nutritionist Sally Wisbey, on behalf of Spatone, says our diet is crucial to boosting our immune systems and helping fight off the bugs. But, she says, staying positive, exercising and getting a good night’s sleep are also important. So what are the best foods to eat...

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Super Foods For Your Bones

There are three types of superfoods that are especially good for your bones.  Nothing beats calcium for your bones. It's found in dairy and vegetables, so why not do both? Dark green leaves such as bok choy, kale, collard greens,...

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How Antibiotics Can Decay Your Bone Health

"Some researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston specialize in osteoimmunology, the 'interface of the skeletal and immune systems'. The scientists analyzed the impact of antibiotics on postpubertal skeletal development...

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5 Fun Facts About Orthopedia

You’ve probably seen a lot of information on the Internet about orthopedics. So we thought we would keep it short and interesting by providing you with a few orthopedic fun facts.

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What Are Muscles – For Dummies

What Are Muscles and What Do They Do? Muscles pull on the joints, allowing us to move. They also help the body do such things as chewing food and then moving it through the digestive system. Even when we sit perfectly still, muscles throughout the body are constantly...

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Why Good Posture Is So Important

Posture is the position in which someone holds their body when standing or sitting. Good posture helps us support our muscles, ligaments, and weight- related-activities.

So what are the benefits of correct posture?

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3 Fun Facts About Your Bones

Did you know that you loose bones as you age? And that your bone density actually decreases? Why you “Lose” bones: you’re born with about 300 but end up with just 206.

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Diet and Bone Health

Did you know that hip fractures, for example, are higher in milk consuming countries? That may come as a surprise given that dairy products are an excellent source of calcium. So how is it that Asians, with a lower calcium intake, are less prone to osteoporosis? Because it is the overall content of the diet that matters, not just the amount of calcium or vitamin D it contains. The acid-base balance of the diet seems to be an important feature. 

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