Calcium

Calcium-An Essential Mineral

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body. It is essential for the development and maintenance of strong bones and teeth. It makes up nearly 2% of total body weight. More than 99% of the calcium in your body is found in your bones. Many enzymes depend on calcium in order to work […]

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Vitamin D…Can it Speed Your Recovery Following Surgery???

A successful and speedy recovery is something we all hope to have after a serious surgery. Researchers have recently discovered low levels of vitamin D in a group of patients undergoing spinal surgery, which may delay their recovery. Vitamin D helps calcium absorption and is needed for bone growth. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to osteomalacia, […]

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10 Reasons to keep the grandkids off soda!!!

It’s no secret that soda is a major contributor to childhood obesity. Here are 10 very strong reasons to get our children off the bubbly. 1. Soda contains no nutrients, and is high in calories and sugar. Studies show a strong link between soda consumption and childhood obesity. For example: Each 12-ounce soda may contain […]

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