Bones: The Forgotten Organ

Hannah Seda Calcium and Bone Health 1 Comment

One day while lifting weights with a girlfriend she mentioned how lifting can strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. I was a little taken aback because this was a fact I did not remember from all those health classes they make you take in school. I looked it up, and she was right. The National Institute of Health (NIH) reports that, …

Increasing the Absorption of Your Calcium Supplement

Jim Sliney, Jr. Calcium and Bone Health Leave a Comment

Absorption of your calcium supplement is crucial for getting enough calcium into your body for it to work. Anything you eat has to be digested in order to be absorbed. When we eat food, chewing is the first step in absorption because it breaks food into smaller bits, saturates it with saliva which moistens it, and begins the digestion process. You …