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It’s important to recognize that arthritis is not a natural part of the aging process. While it’s true that some unchangeable factors, such as age or gender, put certain people at greater risk than others, there are steps everyone can take to help prevent or delay the onset of...

Did you know your gut contains trillions of bacteria known as microbes? Collectively, the system where they live and function is known as the “microbiome,” and these bacteria can have both a positive and negative impact on your health.

“Good” microbes protect your heal...

Your bones are a living part of you, just like your muscles and all other tissues in your body. Bones are made of a hard calcium-based substance that also contains blood vessels, nerves and cells.

The fact that bones are living tissue is good news. That’s because it me...

When you think about ways to reduce arthritis pain, changing your diet may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But although arthritis may not seem closely related to what you eat, the truth is, the foods you eat affect your joints much more than you may think.

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Whatever words you use to describe it—weight lifting, strength training or resistance training—this form of weight-bearing exercise not only helps you lose fat and build muscle, it also is one of the best things you can do to improve your bone density.