Boron: a little goes a long way toward healthy bones

Boron is a helper nutrient that helps to significantly reduce calcium loss. Are you getting enough?

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Health benefits of black pepper

Sprinkling a little pepper on your foods offers surprising nutritional health benefits, including improved nutrient absorption.

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Why your bones want you to kick the sugar habit

Sugar in your diet is bad for your bones as well as your whole body. But the real question is, how do you get rid of it?

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Mediterranean diet a special help for those with osteoporosis

According to a new study, following a Mediterranean diet for osteoporosis slows bone density loss, offering special help for reducing hip fracture risk.

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Favorite summer superfoods for osteoporosis

As we enter summer, I want to share with you some of my favorite seasonal foods that fit the criteria of “superfoods” for bone health — and I also want to share exactly what these criteria are to help you in identifying beneficial foods on your own.

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Is the Mediterranean diet good for bones?

A brand new meta-analysis suggests that following a Mediterranean diet rich in alkalizing foods can significantly decrease hip fracture risk.

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Root vegetables are winter’s gift to bones

Hardy root vegetables like potatoes, carrots, parsnips and sweet potatoes make for delicious, warming, winter foods — and as an added bonus, they have tremendous value for bone health.

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How many prunes do you need to eat to start building bone?

A recently published clinical trial confirms that eating six prunes daily helps to build and strengthen bone. Learn more -- and get some hearty prune recipes for special dinners and holiday meals.

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Take the Better Bones magnesium challenge!

Magnesium is a key mineral for stronger bones and reduced fracture risk. Learn how to fill your meals with magnesium-rich foods for taking our magnesium challenge!

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New study shows yogurt reduces osteoporosis risk

In a large Irish study, one serving of yogurt daily was linked to a substantially lower risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia.

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