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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Why keto diets can be harmful to your health

So many people have asked me recently about the ketogenic “keto” diet and the benefits — and the drawbacks — of severe carbohydrate restriction. Is the keto the “magic pill” for ending weight and health struggles? As you’ll see, absolutely not. What’s more, keto diets can actually be quite harmful to your health.

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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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An anti-inflammatory diet for healthy bones

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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Answers to your top 5 questions about calcium supplements

Calcium is a key nutrient when it comes to bone strength—Every day I’m asked, “How much calcium should I take, and when? What’s the best form? Can I take too much?”

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