The Basic Principles of Body Composition

Friday, May 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

fatWhile it is true that your body requires a certain amount of fat in order to function properly, the body can have excess amounts of fat that can lead to adverse health conditions. What this tells us is that it is important to maintain an ideal ratio between body fat and lean body mass in order to prevent such conditions from arising. Modern technology allows us to moniter these changes in your body and design custom programs to meet your health goals.

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Strontium, The Greatest Mineral You Never Heard Of

Friday, April 29, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Strontium does two things: it inhibits osteoclasts from consuming old bone tissue (similar to osteoporosis medications), and it stimulates osteoblasts activity, which increases the rate of new bone tissue formation. This is something that neither calcium supplements, nor most osteoporosis medications can do.

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In The Realm of The Bone Matrix

Friday, March 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Bone is tough stuff. Bones from both man and beast have been used by primitive cultures for thousands of years for tools because of the density and high-impact tolerance of bone. Martial artists, using their bare hands, can break through slabs of wood and concrete with the proper use of their bones. In fact, many people forget that while we may be able to theoretically live without them, perhaps as some blobby, vegetative mass, it is solely because of our bone structure that we are able to move, run, play and build. At times we take these bones for granted.

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Oesteoporosis

Saturday, January 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Osteoporosis affects more than 28 million people in the US and is the major underlying cause of bone fractures in postmenopausal women and the elderly. Approximately 10 million have osteoporosis and the other 18 million have osteopenia, a low bone mass condition that, if left unchecked, can develop into full blown osteoporosis.

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