Boost Your Bones

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Older, overweight men strengthened their bones by taking 1,000 milligrams of resveratrol. That’s a fairly high daily dose, but this group of men was at significant risk of developing osteoporosis due to low-grade inflammation caused by metabolic syndrome (a cluster of risk factors linked to diabetes and heart disease). The supplement stimulated bone formation and mineralization during the 16-week trial.

Read more about resveratrol and nine other great supplements for men here: http://www.tasteforlife.com/supplements/vitamins/10-supplements-men

 

Sources: 

“Resveratrol Increases Bone Mineral Density and Bone Alkaline Phosphatase in Obese Men . . .” by M.J. Ornstrup et al., Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 10/16/14

Contributor: 

Alan Siddal