Osteoporosis

5 More Reasons to Floss (Like Sustaining Your Height!)

Flossing is my favorite activity... said no one, ever. My son hardly brushes his teeth. Why should he? At 21 he’s invincible—or is he? Turns out that flossing, and periodontal health in general, can help us do everything from maintain our height to avoid osteoporosis, premature babies,...

Soy Responsibly: 5 Safety Rules for Eating the Controversial Bean

Bone-Strengthening Workouts You Need to Try

While stress may be bad for your heart, some form of it is actually great for your bones. We’ve all heard that weight-bearing exercise can strengthen bones, but what exactly does that mean? Lifting weights or pounding the pavement? Both, it turns out. Weight-bearing activities like running or...

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