Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density

 

Moving right along in our osteoporosis series, we’ve begun discussing lifestyle changes to reduce our risk of low bone density and fractures.

Today let’s discuss exercise. Continue reading “Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density”

Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.

Our series on osteoporosis/low bone density continues…

We will begin to look at lifestyles changes we can make to reduce our risk of osteoporosis and prevent fractures, which is Continue reading “Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.”

Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis

 

Last time, we discussed the risk factors for low bone mineral density leading to osteoporosis. Click here-Low Bone Density Risk Factors If you have many of these risk factors you may want to talk to your doctor about getting tested before the standard screening age. How do they determine what’s going on with your bones?

While there may be some outward signs that your bone may be thinning such as Continue reading “Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis”

Low Bone Density: Who’s at Risk?

Some of you were curious about osteoporosis and how to help yourself. After all, low bone mineral density leading to bone fractures can be not only debilitating, but deadly.

While it is most common in women, men and children can also have low bone density. Continue reading “Low Bone Density: Who’s at Risk?”

Product Review: Swerve Brown

 

In my last post, I reviewed Swerve Sweetener. For details of what this product is exactly and my review on flavor and performance, check here.

As promised, I am reviewing their newest product, Swerve Brown. It is their version of brown sugar. Continue reading “Product Review: Swerve Brown”

Product Review: Swerve Sweetener -granular and confectioners

 

Who needs sugar when you’ve got Swerve?

Continue reading “Product Review: Swerve Sweetener -granular and confectioners”

Feel Like Getting Healthy Will Be A Drag? Make It Fun Instead.

 

So, you’re resistant to making healthy changes because you feel like it’s going to be depressing. It might be. Continue reading “Feel Like Getting Healthy Will Be A Drag? Make It Fun Instead.”

Stewardship of Us. Does it Matter?

 

Stewardship is the responsibility of managing or taking care of something that belongs to someone else.

We are called to be Continue reading “Stewardship of Us. Does it Matter?”

Building Muscle

 

It’s been shown that it’s never too late to start exercising. So I started. It’s been a while now and I was putting the effort in, but I wasn’t seeing much of a difference.

I’ve been working out regularly with dumbbells. I’m eating healthy food and avoiding junk food. I don’t see many muscles, I don’t really even feel that much stronger. But I still keep working at it. I want to build muscle to counter age related muscle loss, boost my metabolism and recover my bone density.

What am I doing wrong? Now I know. Continue reading “Building Muscle”

Protein: Why, How Much and Risks

 

What is Protein?

Previously, we discussed why protein is important for our metabolism. As promised, we’re going to dive in a little deeper to explore protein and why we should care about it.

Protein is one of the important nutrients our body needs to Continue reading “Protein: Why, How Much and Risks”