Bone Health


  • Bone Health Opportunities Beyond Dairy
    Food and beverage products marketed as improving bone health are gaining worldwide popularity, driven by the health and wellness trend and an aging population. A look at this category identifies high-growth markets as well as gaps manufacturers ought to think about filling. ...More
    July 9, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Vitamin D Prevents Fractures in Older Adults
    Vitamin D supplementation of at least 800 IU daily for adults 65 and older helps prevent hip fracture and nonvertebral fracture, according to a new meta-analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J. Med 2012). ...More
    July 5, 2012 Posted in News
  • Better Bones and Joints
    Beyond injuries, bones and joints can be affected by numerous diseases and conditions, including inflammation, arthritis and osteoporosis. Certain vitamins, minerals and specialty supplement ingredients can be useful in both maintaining good general bone health and ...More
    June 22, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • 3-Year MenaQ7® Study Shows Heart, Bone Benefits
    Daily supplementation with vitamin K2 (as MenaQ7® from NattoPharma) improved bone strength and protected against cardiovascular aging in a recent study presented by Cees Vermeer, principal investigator, VitaK laboratory, Maastricht University, at Vitafoods 2012, Geneva. ...More
    June 20, 2012 Posted in News
  • USPSTF: No Evidence Supports Vitamin D, Calcium for Cancer, Fracture Prevention
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) said it can't recommend supplementation with vitamin D or calcium to prevent cancer or bone fractures in its recently released draft recommendation statement, "Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and ...More
    June 13, 2012 Posted in News
  • Understanding Vitamin D
    Understanding Vitamin D
    Vitamin D testing can help determine whether bone weakness, bone malformation, disease or abnormal metabolism of calcium is occurring as a result of a deficiency or excess amount of vitamin D. ...More
    May 3, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • The Bone Zone
    With calcium, vitamin D, vitamin K, probiotics, vitamin C, B vitamins, omega-3s and botanicals, the scientists of the future will be able to look back and learn how the modern-day humans appreciated natural remedies for healthy bones. ...More
    May 1, 2012 Posted in Content Library
  • Calcium: Lifetime Opportunities Revisited
    The growth and maintenance of healthy bones requires sufficient calcium intake; without adequate levels of calcium ingestion, the body will leach calcium from the bones, increasing the risk of developing osteoporosis and other bone ailments. ...More
    May 1, 2012 Posted in Content Library