Five Bone-Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best ways to keep your bones strong and reduce the risk of bone fractures. Since bones are living tissues that are made up of a thick outer layer shell, a well-balanced diet consisting of calcium, vitamins and minerals is especially important to increase bone strength and rigidity…. Read more »

Weight Bearing Exercises for Bones

Osteoporosis is a bone-weakening disorder that can result in fractures most commonly of the hip and spine. Protecting yourself and your bones later in life should be a priority. Eating bone building foods and getting the right exercise can help prevent osteoporosis. Weight bearing exercises are some of the best because they strengthen your bones… Read more »

Osteoporosis in Men

Bad news guys – osteoporosis isn’t just for women. It poses a significant threat to millions of men in the United States. Despite that staggering number, surveys suggest that the majority of men still view osteoporosis as a “woman’s disease.” Most men don’t even know what puts them at risk; let alone how to reduce… Read more »

Surprising Foods for Bone Health

The food that you eat can directly impact your bone health. Learning about the foods that are rich in calcium, vitamin D and other bone essential nutrients will help you make good food choices each day. By eating a well-balanced diet with plenty of dairy, fish, fruits and vegetables, you should get what you need…. Read more »

The CalMax Story

CalMax is our original calcium, magnesium and vitamin C powder with a 2:1 ratio of calcium to magnesium. Once upon a time (almost 20 years ago!) the benefits of calcium were highly publicized in medical journals as studies supported the link to medical conditions such as osteoporosis, heart disease, stress, and more. The CalMax brand… Read more »

Non-Dairy Bone Building Foods

Calcium is crucial for bone health, but it also ensures that your muscles, cells, and nerves function properly. We all know that dairy is brimming with calcium, but what if you’re trying to avoid dairy, are vegan or just don’t like the taste of dairy products?   You are in luck. There are lots of non-dairy… Read more »

Calcium: The Facts

What is calcium? Calcium is a vital mineral found throughout the body and in many foods. Your body relies on calcium for many of its daily functions. Why is calcium important? Calcium is crucial for bone health. In earlier life, it helps build stronger, denser bones. In later life, calcium maintains healthy bones. Unfortunately many… Read more »

The Calming Effects of Calcium and Magnesium

Does March Madness get you all worked up? The game ends and you just can’t seem to fall asleep as you run your own play-by-plays through your head. You need to relax and calm down. But it seems almost impossible. Let’s talk about the calming effects of calcium and magnesium. Calcium is an essential nutrient for maintaining total… Read more »

Best Foods for Healthy Bones

A 2009 study from the Archives of Internal Medicine found as many as 3 out of 4 Americans suffer from a Vitamin D deficiency. We all know about the bone-building benefits of milk, but there are other foods that can help boost your intake of Vitamin D and the calcium you need to maintain strong,… Read more »

Necessary Nutrients for Bone Health

As we age, we lose bone. Getting the proper nutrients for strong, healthy bones is critical. Calcium is a crucial building block of bone tissue. Vitamin D helps the body absorb and process calcium. The two nutrients work together to maintain bone health and strength. Other, lesser-known nutrients are also important in maintaining bone health…. Read more »