Magnesium Intake Affects Vitamin D Status

If you feel like you're ingesting bucket loads of vitamin D capsules yet your blood levels remain lower than you would like...make sure you're getting enough magnesium. Research conducted by Deng et al. and published in BMC Medicine concludes that magnesium intake can affect vitamin D status.Magnesium is vital for a whole host of biochemical reactions [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:08:19-04:00March 29th, 2014|0 Comments

Diabetes and Fracture Risk

Your skeletal health is only as deep as its microarchitecture. With almost 50% of women and 20% of men predicted to sustain an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime, the possibility of fragile bones is always something everyone should be aware of. With the diabetic individual, he or she will need to take extra vigilance as [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:08:19-04:00March 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

Calcium: Is it a Cardiovascular Risk?

As a chiropractic physician specializing in osteopenia and osteoporosis, being questioned by my patients about the safety of calcium was something I never would have foreseen. For years, in addition to recommending various dietary, supplemental and life-style changes to improve bone health and reduce fracture risk, I have recommended that patients take in a total [...]

By |2019-02-18T16:08:19-04:00March 14th, 2014|0 Comments