Regular exercise throughout the week can ease symptoms of arthritis. However, feeling fatigued along with joint pain and other symptoms can be a big barrier to getting regular exercise. So, it’s important to find some exercises you can do even when you’re tired. Some benefits of exercise include improved daily activities, decreased depression and fatigue, reduced pain, and improved sleep. Below are 7 exercises progra
Foods are the best source of nutrition for healthy bones and also for healthy skin, hair and nails. This is because the support structure of bone – Type I Collagen – is the same as the type of collagen that supports skin, hair and nails. Unfortunately, according to the 2015 U.S. Department of Agriculture Dietary Guidelines, more than 80% of Americans fail to consume the recommended daily amount of fruits, veget
Ingredients: 8 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 prepared graham cracker crust, about 9 inches in diameter 1 can (16 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained 1 pint raspberries, rinsed and drained Directions: 1. In a small bowl, mix the softened cream cheese with the sugar. 2. Gently spread over the graham cracker crust. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 2 hours. 3. Jus
What can we learn from space travel that has anything to do with bone health? The answer is, “A lot!” One of the biggest challenges of prolonged space flight is loss of bone mass because of weightlessness. The first thing on the list is the importance of keeping your bones active in order for them to stay healthy. Weightlessness puts very little stress on the skeleton. People who lie in bed also lose bone mass, and p
Grilled Salmon Recipe With Tomatoes, Spinach & Capers Salmon is an excellent source of vitamin D, so pairing it with calcium-rich spinach makes it a great choice to help prevent osteoporosis. Season the salmon, grill it, and top it with the sautéed tomatoes, spinach, and capers for a recipe to please taste buds and build strong bones. Ingredients: 4 fish, salmon fillet, 6-ounce, skin on pepper, black ground, to t
As with most things in life, too much of a good thing can be harmful. That’s also true for vitamins and minerals. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes Tolerable Upper Levels of Intake for most of the essential vitamins and minerals. However, products marked as dietary supplements aren’t held to the same standards as prescription medications and may contain more than those levels. The NIH has noted that
Ingredients: 6 ounce(s) yogurt, fat-free blueberry 1/4 cup(s) granola, low-fat Simple and easy preparation: Top blueberry yogurt with 1/2 cup granola. This crunchy granola and yogurt combination is easy to prepare and healthy! Serve with fresh blueberries for a delicious start to your day.
Institute for Better Bone Health (I.B.B.H.) is a leading organization for the natural care of bone and joint health, founded by renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Charles T. Price. The Institute’s BoneHealthNow blog is an additional online resource for consumers on how to lead a bone and joint-healthy life, addressing such topics as nutrition, exercise and treatment options.