Surprised? We usually associate calcium and other minerals with healthy bones but in order for these minerals to be effectively used to make bone in the body the minerals need to be available to the cells. Vitamin D helps the body maintain the correct level of calcium in the blood allowing bone cells to absorb … Read More

Yes, binge drinking bad for your bones. By itself binge drinking is unhealthy but research has shown that alcohol decreases bone mass and strength, and increases the risk for osteoporosis (bone thinning). … Read More