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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
With the passing of time, the views on the natural approach to bone health are changing!
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.”
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!
Dried plums bear fruit yet again
Lack of improvement in bone density isn't always a sign that something is wrong.
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