The mother’s body provides all the baby’s nutrients from conception to birth. This includes the development of the child’s bones. Her health plays a vital role in bone health during pregnancy for her bones and her baby’s bones.
Did you ever do the experiment where you placed a chicken bone or an egg in a glass of vinegar and let it sit overnight? Do you remember what happened? The next day the chicken bone bent like a piece of licorice, and the eggshell was soft. This happened because the acidity of the vinegar drew out all the minerals.
That’s what happens—to a lesser extent—in our bones when our bodies try to keep the acidic, alkaline, and mineral levels in balance to keep our bodies running smoothly.
It’s one reason a healthy bone-building diet filled with […]
All this extra weight may create mobility issues for these children as they become adults.
A recent study in the International Journal of Obesity suggests that children who are overweight not only experience musculoskeletal pain, but they also may have bone and joint dysfunction later in life. However, the cumulative effect of childhood obesity on adult health requires further investigation.
Obesity also causes some immediate conditions that affect the health and well-being […]
Not ready to go back to the gym but looking for a new way to work out?
Why not consider dancing?
Whether you are looking for a low-impact workout built for flexibility or a routine that has you jumping to the beat or a little of both, dancing is excellent exercise. Dancing provides:
• Weight-bearing exercise to build strong bones,
• Routines that naturally increase joint flexibility,
• Movement that expands your endurance and improves your cardiovascular health,
• A core strengthening workout that boosts your balance, and
• A fun way to stay in […]