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OsteoBalance from Pure Encapsulations provides a high calcium osteoporosis support formula with additional nutritional factors that promote optimal calcium absorption and retention and enhance healthy bone mineralization.* Bone loss occurs, especially for women in menopause. OsteoBalance is designed for women’s specific health needs for bone building, strengthening and helps in the reduction of mineral loss through urine excretion.

Randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled studies have reported statistically significant benefits of calcium supplementation for bone health and osteoporosis support†. Calcium malate and calcium citrate/malate are both highly bioavailable forms of calcium. In a two-year, double blind, placebo-controlled trial, calcium citrate/malate provided read more…

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Promising Research into Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis is a serious concern for Americans, and as more and more Baby Boomers reach the age of 80, the risk continues to increase. Calcium is a supplement that has been long relied upon to help keep bones healthy and strong, but several other nutrients are beginning to come to the forefront in recent scientific research and study, including vitamin D, vitamin K2, collagen and others.

Do you recommend bone building supplements and lifestyle changes to your older patients? Find out more about the promising new research and which supplements to consider recommending to your patients in this in-depth article read more…

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DPD Testing: A Valuable Tool for your Healthcare Practice

While bone may seem like a static tissue, it is actually very dynamic, in a perpetual state of being broken down and rebuilt, called remodeling. This process includes resorption (mature bone breaking down) and deposition or ossification (building new bone). Peak bone mass is reached around age 30, after which time it steadily declines. The rate at which it declines, also called resorption, is determined by this delicate balance between resorption and deposition. A simple urine test to monitor DPD levels can be a valuable tool offering insight as to the rate of bone resorption. This 7-minute webinar explains why read more…

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New Economic Report Points to Additional Reasons to Supplement with Calcium and Vitamin D

Washington, D.C., December 9, 2014—With the new year and accompanying resolutions fast-approaching, women of all ages should consider recommitting to calcium and vitamin D supplements, particularly if they have concerns about osteoporosis. A new economic report, conducted by Frost & Sullivan through a grant from the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF), showed that the utilization of calcium and vitamin D supplements in a population of women over the age of 55 with osteoporosis can provide significant individual and societal health care savings. This is because taking calcium and vitamin D at preventive intake levels can reduce the risk of read more…

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