What you need to know about bone density and osteoporosis

I’ve been relatively small my entire life. I have just the type of build to put me at risk for low bone density. I’ve never been a huge milk drinker and I don’t think I’ve always met the recommended calcium intake. After taking a course about exercise and osteoporosis I was concerned about my own risks. At my last annual physical I asked my physician to book a bone density scan. Knowing the risks I was scared to see the results. Fortunately I passed with flying colours. It seems I was doing a few things right after all.

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5 tips for healthier eating during the holidays

We typically think of the holidays as a time for eating and drinking. But it doesn’t need to be a disaster. On the other hand, you don't need to stress about every cookie you eat. Follow these 5 tips for guilt free eating during the holidays

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How to have a healthy shopping trip

If you are trying to improve your diet, starting with changing your grocery shopping habits is a great idea. By now you have probably heard that you should shop the perimeter of the supermarket. While this is a good tip, I find it too general and too limiting at the same time. There are many other ways that your grocery shopping can probably be improved.

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Why diets don’t work

If you are like many women who are perimenopausal or postmenopausal you have been on countless diets. Sometimes you may have had success, but the weight has always come back. Often more.

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