Your Bone Structure Explained-What Are The Bones In Your Body?

Our skeletal system is composed of bones, cartilage, ligaments, and other tissues. It provides a framework and enables the body to perform various vital functions. Since our skeletal system is internal, it is known as the endoskeleton. Unlike other tissues in our body, bone is dense and hardened by minerals. The hardness enables bone to perform vital functions, such as … [Read more...]

Alcohol and Osteoporosis, Positive Changes

Are beer, wine and spirits good for your bone health? A new report has been published on alcohol and osteoporosis indicating that moderate alcohol consumption may improve bone health in older women, decreasing chance of osteoporosis and loss of bone mass. This is in contrast to many earlier studies showing the opposite. The premise of this new study shows the slowing of … [Read more...]