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OVERLOOKED calcium helper offers ‘back door’ access to BETTER bones

If your bones aren’t as strong as they used to be… and you’re worried about bone loss or even bone breaks

Your doc will tell you to make sure you’re taking your calcium tablets.

But it’s not quite as simple as that!

Because your body may need a little help actually USING that calcium…

And getting it to where it’s needed most.

Fortunately, there’s a “calcium buddy” you can add to your routine – one that you’re almost SURELY not getting enough of through your diet.

It’s a “helper” to the bone-strengthening process in more ways than one…

But mainstream docs almost NEVER recommend it for bone health!

Here’s why they’re wrong… and the way it could help support healthy bones that’s too often MISUNDERSTOOD.

How your diet is FAILING your bones

The essential trace element chromium is an UNDERAPPRECIATED component of many of our bodies’ functions…

Including metabolismvision… and bone health.

If you’re a little on the older side… especially if you’re an older gal after menopause… you’re AT RISK for losing bone

AND for becoming deficient in chromium!

That’s especially true if you take antacids… which can interfere with your ability to absorb the tiny amounts of chromium you get from eating certain foods (or even drinking tap water).

But getting a little extra chromium could help get your levels up to snuff

And help you BEAT BACK bone loss.

See, chromium influences how your body uses calcium… making sure it helps build bones instead of getting eliminated in your pee.

But there’s something ELSE chromium does to promote healthy bones…

And here’s where this gets really interesting.

As you’ve read right here in eAlert, chromium ENHANCES the effects of insulin… and INHIBITS an enzyme that contributes to insulin resistance.

Now, you might be wondering what the heck insulin has to do with bones…

And to that, I say, A LOT!

Turns out, insulin supports the activity of your bone-building cells, a.k.a. osteoblasts.

Healthy bones need a balance between osteoblasts and osteoclasts, a.k.a. your bone-eating cells.

The give-and-take between these two types of cells is how your bones stay healthy and young.

Because they’re in a constant process of DITCHING the old, weak bone cells… and REPLACING them with new, young, strong bone cells!

Scientists call this bone remodeling

And it continues throughout your life… both when you’re healthy and you need to heal from a bone fracture.

So, think of chromium supplementation as kind of a “back door” to healthy bones

One that too many older folks are NEGLECTING to take advantage of!

Some “experts” may tell you that you should be getting enough chromium from your diet…

But that’s just not true. At least, it’s not true ANYMORE.

Certain foods USED TO contain higher amounts of chromium…

But modern-day overprocessing of food… and the DEPLETION of minerals from soil… mean that we’re getting LESS chromium than our parents or grandparents.

In fact, the VAST majority of Americans AREN’T getting enough chromium through their diets.

Fortunately, supplementing is an option.

Don’t confuse the supplement form of chromium… trivalent chromium a.k.a. chromium 3+… with its industrial form, chromium 6.

That could be a TOXIC mistake! And it could actually DAMAGE your bones.

Most supplements contain a “salt” form of the naturally-occurring trace mineral, called chromium picolinate.

And although there’s no OPTIMUM dose of chromium that’s universally agreed-upon… most studies have used a dose of 200 mcg, 1-3x daily.

Look for it on its own… or as part of a bone health formula from a quality maker you trust.

One option is Life Extension’s Only Trace Minerals supplement, which also contains such bone-building minerals as boroncoppermanganese… and zinc.

To not coming up short on strong bones,
Sarah Reagan

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