Bone density on the decline in the United States

Recent findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed a generalized decline in bone density in the United States. What's the reason for this?

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Your FRAX fracture prediction: Take it with a grain of salt

Whether your FRAX prediction says that you’re at risk for a fracture or not, you may want to take the number with a grain of salt. Here’s why.

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6 ways standard osteoporosis treatment is dead wrong

Two of my top concerns about the standard approach to bone health touch on isolating bone health and high doses of calcium as an answer.

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New research shows how lack of nutrients affects bone

There’s a wide range of nutrients that affect bone. And now I’m happy to say there’s a wide range of research as well that tells us how important these nutrients are for bone strength. Here are some highlights from the findings from the 9th International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis.

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New information on bone loss in menopause

This new study shows there’s an easy way to find out if you’re losing bone at a faster rate than normal and how you can take action to stop it.

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What a difference 20 years makes...

With the passing of time, the views on the natural approach to bone health are changing!

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Get your ZZZZZZZZs for bone health

When looking at sleep patterns and bone density of 602 premenopausal and postmenopausal Chinese women, researchers found that “With decreased sleep duration, women were more likely to have lower total and all body regional BMD.”

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Yo-yo dieting is bad for bones

New research shows that when post-menopausal women repeatedly lose weight, they lose bone as well. And, more importantly, when women gain weight back, they don’t gain back bone. In other words — they trade bone for fat!

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Dried plums bear fruit yet again for bone health

Dried plums bear fruit yet again

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Can lack of improvement be a good thing? You BET it can!

Lack of improvement in bone density isn't always a sign that something is wrong.

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