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Build Stronger Bones

By Mary Simon

We all know how important strong bones are, especially for the elderly. Calcium is key but there are other considerations; many non-dairy, too. Weight-bearing exercises and working out on a regular basis keep bones strong. Bone broth and collagen supplements are also important. I've listed print as well as digital resources available to anyone interested in galvanizing their bones for a sturdier lifestyle.

  • The Whole-Food Guide to Strong Bones: A Holistic Approach

    2009 by Colbin, Annemarie

    The secret to strong , healthy bones could be right inside your pantry and refrigerator. Getting too little of six types of foods and too much of four is associated with many bones and joint issues. Nuts, seeds, seafood,vegetables, fruits and whole grains should be plentiful while salt, sugary sodas, processed meats and red meat can contribute to bone issues. This book is an excellent source for consulting and incorporating into your life.

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  • Cardio and Strength Training Workout for Seniors

    2012

    One of the best ways to stop future bone loss is to work out on a regular basis. Weight-bearing exercises are especially important to maintain and build strong bones and this DVD allows you to practice along with the instructor and team.

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  • Osteoporosis

    2011 by Abramovitz, Melissa

    This book is intended for young adults as a research guide complete with bright photographs, charts, diagrams, and sidebars which share important information that is perfect for report writers and researchers. But it provides plenty of sound information about what porous bones/osteoporosis is, what causes it, and preventative measures that can be done at any age to curb the effects of bone lose. Medical advances are also discussed.

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  • Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis & Have Strong Bones for Life--Naturally

    2011 by Pizzorno, Lara

    Another important volume especially for women, who are the prime target of osteoporosis in the United States. A decade ago the author was diagnosed with osteopenia: a loss of bone density. Today, by following the recommendations discussed in this book she has strong, healthy bones. She advises that the medicines normally prescribed for osteoporosis can make matters worse: not only do they have terrible side effects, they cause retention of old, brittle bone instead of creating new, healthy bone!

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  • Dr. Kellyanne's Bone Broth Diet: Lose up to 15 Pounds, 4 Inches--and Your Wrinkles!-- in Just 21 Days

    2016 by Petrucci, Kellyann

    The print book sold over one million copies and you can't go by the soup section in your grocery store without seeing the effect bone broth has had on the soup industry. Now you can download the audiobook and start cooking your own broth for superior collagen production. One of the groundbreaking books in the field.

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  • Osteoporosis

    2014

    Not having a reference manual or guidebook in your home should not stop you from researching this topic. View this streaming video that attempts to answer and define key concepts, explain the conditions involved and prescribe a course of action.

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  • Osteoporosis: A Guide to Prevention & Treatment (2016)

    2016

    Get ready to discover ways to avoid and treat osteoporosis. It's important to get on a regime early on and this guide covers all the bases. This reference book describes various types of osteoporosis and the traditional means of treatment.

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  • Osteoporosis: What Every Woman Needs to Know

    2014

    Important information for all women to view, but especially if you are recently diagnosed with some type of osteoporosis. And since you can stream the video in your home there is no reason not to address this important issue.

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