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Your ‘Ask Vivian Week’ Answers

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I thank you all for posting your questions during 'Ask Vivian Week'. I am really excited that the Save Our Bones community is so active and intelligently inquisitive. There were no less than 925 questions submitted and I wish I could answer them all... But I promise you that there will be other Ask Vivian weeks in the future. And … Click to continue →

Lemonade: A Bone Builder?

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August 20 is National Lemonade Day (there's always a reason to celebrate) and with record-setting temperatures worldwide, a glass of lemonade sure sounds refreshing. But before you break out the pitcher set, know that many store-bought lemonades aren't really lemonade at all. Many contain artificial sweeteners, flavors and coloring. So save your money and skip the drinks and powders that … Click to continue →

3 Simple Lifestyle Secrets To Improve Your Bone Density

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Over the years I've come to be known as a "bone health advocate" among my friends and neighbors. I see it as my duty to share my knowledge with others and to tell them about our community. And when I do, I tend to describe the Save Our Bones community as a resource complete with "nutritional and lifestyle" information that … Click to continue →

Calcium And Heart Attack Alert: My Take

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I received quite a few comments regarding the article below relating to calcium and heart attacks. So as part of my commitment to keep you up to date with the latest osteoporosis news... let me assure you that this is not exactly "news” at all. First let's review the Reuters article then I'll share my take with you. These tiny … Click to continue →

Osteoporosis Exercise: The Spine Strengthener

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The Spine Strengthener exercise is a great way to strengthen the muscles around your spine and prevent fractures.

To do the exercise, all you need is a flat surface, a pillow and a towel. Click to continue →

Prolia (Denosumab): My Review

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This past June 1st, the FDA approved Prolia ™ (denosumab), a brand new twice-yearly injectable osteoporosis drug by Amgen. The first drug of its kind, Prolia was designed to treat and prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis for patients considered to be at high risk of fractures. It's also marketed as an alternative treatment for those who have failed or are intolerant to … Click to continue →

The Incredible, Crunchable Cucumber

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I loved hearing from all of you on my sesame seed article. It’s great to see how many of you in our active worldwide community are following Step 3 of the Save Our Bones Program and looking for additional ways to use the Foundation Foods. Also, I heard your message loud and clear - you want more articles about specific … Click to continue →

Your Weight Affects Your Bones: True Or False?

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If you thought that mainstream medicine can't get any wackier, well... it has. Here's a line from a recent Women's Health Magazine article: "Being heavier helps fend off osteoporosis, for example, because a little extra mass helps strengthen bones" ( There you have it. In the words of Women's Health Magazine, being overweight may be great for your bone health. … Click to continue →

The Power Of The Sesame Seed

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It sounds kind of crazy. “Powerful sesame seed” certainly seems like an oxymoron, but this tiny seed offers so much more than a distinct nutty flavor. It is a powerhouse of organic minerals, especially calcium, and is an alkaline food that supports bone and general health. That's exactly why Sesame Seeds made it to the list of 'Foundation Foods' in … Click to continue →

We Lost A Giant…

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This time I write to you with a heavy heart… Founding the Save Our Bones community has led me to cross paths with many remarkable people. Let me tell you about a special person whom I’ll never forget. It all began two years ago, when Robina, a member of the Save Our Bones community contacted me. We began corresponding by … Click to continue →

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