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Sprinkling a little pepper on your foods offers surprising nutritional health benefits, including improved nutrient absorption.
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?
According to a new study, following a Mediterranean diet for osteoporosis slows bone density loss, offering special help for reducing hip fracture risk.
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.
A brand new meta-analysis suggests that following a Mediterranean diet rich in alkalizing foods can significantly decrease hip fracture risk.
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.
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.
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!
In a large Irish study, one serving of yogurt daily was linked to a substantially lower risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia.
Recent studies show that women on an anti-inflammatory diet lost less bone density and had a nearly 50% reduction in hip fracture risk—here are the foods they ate.
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