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Can Exercise Increase Bone Density?

There is no denying the benefits of regular exercise for improving our overall health.  But we often take for granted how beneficial exercise can be in maintaining strong bones. Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Young women and men who exercise regularly generally achieve greater peak bone mass [...]

2019-08-22T11:05:13+00:00 Uncategorized|0 Comments

Types of iron : Heme vs Non-heme

What is heme iron? Heme iron is the type of iron found in blood and muscle. It makes up a large portion of the iron in a typical western diet. The “heme” in hemoglobin refers to this form of iron. Heme iron-rich foods include oysters, beef, liver and sardines. While the exact mechanism of absorption [...]

2019-05-15T15:30:23+00:00 Diet, Health|0 Comments