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Explaining Micronutrients and Macronutrients

Macronutrients and Micronutrients Explained!

What’s the difference between Micronutrients and Macronutrients? We all know nutrition is key to good health and fitness. So when we talk about nutrition, we need to focus on two major categories that are Micronutrients and Macronutrients. [1] I am sure you must have heard that your body needs Micronutrients and Macronutrients to function well. …

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How eating affects aging.

You Are What You Eat, And Eating Affects Aging

You Are What You Eat You probably heard your mother say it. Health gurus say it. You might even hear your conscience prod you with it. It’s annoying, it’s frustrating, and unfortunately, it’s very true. You are what you eat.  But did you know that eating affects aging? Most women dream of aging gracefully, but …

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Meryl Streep, Blythe Danner, Michelle Obama, Idris Elba, Julianne Moore, Tina Fey and Harrison Ford all seemingly ageless. Naturally. Learn how here.

10 Celebrities Who Are Nailing the Aging Process…Naturally

What does it mean to age gracefully? It’s not about trying to look like a 20-something. It means embracing your age with confidence, living your best life. It’s not being beautiful in spite of your age, it’s simply being beautiful. Beating the aging process also means having the physical and mental health to fully enjoy …

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Breast cancer and osteoporosis

Breast Cancer and Osteoporosis: What you need to know.

Why would breast cancer and osteoporosis be connected? The two seem to be two completely unrelated conditions. Breast cancer is changes in the breast tissues. Osteoporosis, on the other hand, is the loss of bone mineral density which results in the bones becoming weaker. Here’s the answer: breast cancer and osteoporosis are linked due to …

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5 celebrities with Osteoporosis

Celebrities with Osteoporosis – What you have in common with these gorgeous women!

Osteoporosis By the Numbers Osteoporosis is an all too common disease that affects more than 54 million Americans, with hundreds of millions of people affected worldwide. This bone disease is so common in fact that 50% of women and 25% of men over 50 are likely to have the disease.  So it makes sense that …

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Smiling older woman wearing a purple sweater shows the possibility of aging gracefully

10 Research-Backed Secrets for Aging Gracefully

The clock ticks for everyone and every second brings physical, mental, and emotional change. Your new, older self can be the best version of yourself. You can be more confident and knowledgeable than your younger self! And even with age, your body and mind can be as healthy as possible. Here are ten research-based tips …

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Alcohol and osteoporosis. Example of responsible wine consumption

Alcohol and Osteoporosis: Is there a link?

Some things in life just seem to be meant for each other. For example, the makers of Reese’s peanut butter cups have been telling us through countless television advertisement campaigns that peanut butter and chocolate are perhaps the greatest combination in the history of the world. Honestly, they have a pretty strong argument.  But alcohol …

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This woman is worried about osteoporosis diagnosis

The link between Osteoporosis and Eating Disorders

Osteoporosis Risk Factors Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become porous and their density to decrease making them brittle and more susceptible to fractures and breaks (1). and affects more than 54 million Americans. There are a number risk factors that make a person more susceptible to developing osteoporosis, and its sibling osteopenia, …

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What are Antioxidants and How do They Affect the Body?

There’s a lot of talk about antioxidants in the health and medical world, but what exactly are they? You’ve heard that antioxidants are good for your health, but you may not know why or what they do. Let’s take a closer look at what these compounds are, find popular sources of antioxidants, and learn about …

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5 celebrities who are aging gracefully showing their smiles

Aging Gracefully: What We Can Learn from Celebrities

It’s as if Mother Nature and Father Time sit us all down in a room sometime around age 45 and say, “Look, we can do this the easy way or the hard way. What’s it going to be?”  Are you going to be aging gracefully?  We hope so and OSTEGO can help. The hard way …

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Shows a detailed human skeleton

What’s the Difference Between Osteoporosis and Osteopenia?

Is there a difference between osteoporosis and osteopenia?  Yes, and it’s that one can lead to another.  But you can take steps to prevent both. Osteoporosis is an incredibly common disease that affects more than 54 million Americans and an estimated 200 million people worldwide. While osteoporosis ultimately results in painful and often deadly symptoms …

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Full body scan showing bones and joints

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis?

Are you having trouble differentiating between Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis? It is crucial to understand that every condition is different from the other, and each of them has its characteristics, signs and symptoms, and requires different treatments. Osteoarthritis is a typical kind of arthritis, which is inflammation and deterioration of joints. It is as a result …

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