C Is for Calcium

What comes to mind when you hear the word calcium? Milk? Maybe. For many people, the childhood push to drink milk is related to calcium for strong bones. So the thought of bones is also likely to pop into your head when considering calcium. This makes sense because we know that 99 percent of theContinue reading “C Is for Calcium”

Boosting Bone Health

  We all know that calcium is a mineral that makes bones strong and healthy. It’s a fact that over 99 percent of all the calcium in our bodies is located in our teeth and bones.1 The rest is found in our tissue, blood and fluid outside of our cells. That small percentage of calciumContinue reading “Boosting Bone Health”

Lycopene May Preserve Post-Menopausal Bone Density

  On several dozen occasions, lycopene, our tomato-based friend, has been linked to prostate health and prostate protection in men. And that’s great. Men are grateful to grapefruit, glad for guavas and thankful to tomatoes because of all that beneficial prostate-protecting nutrition they provide. But just because lycopene is closely associated with men’s health doesn’t meanContinue reading “Lycopene May Preserve Post-Menopausal Bone Density”