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Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD looks at how your weight can affect your bone strength.
Researchers found that even low daily doses of vitamin D and calcium can significantly decrease fractures and certain cancers in women.
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Susan E. Brown, PhD, CNS, is a medical anthropologist and certified clinical nutritionist
specializing in osteoporosis, osteopenia, bone health regeneration, and auto-immune
disease. Dr. Brown directs the Center for Better Bones and the
Better Bones Foundation in East Syracuse, New York. She has more
than 25 years of experience in clinical nutrition, bone health research, and consulting.
Dr. Brown has authored numerous academic and lay articles and several books, including
Better Bones, Better Body: Beyond Estrogen and Calcium and The Acid Alkaline
Food Guide, along with the website www.alkalineforlife.com. She is a regular
contributor to Women’s Health Network. For more information on her work, publications,
and nutrition consulting services please see her website at www.betterbones.com.
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Kristen is a Wellness Coach who is committed to offering guidance and motivation
needed to overcome personal obstacles any woman’s journey to wellness. Kristen earned
her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics from the University of New Hampshire.
With her background in nutrition, Kristen is passionate about helping people connect
what they eat to how they feel and sharing her knowledge to support others in their
pursuit to good health.
Kate is a Nurse-Educator providing consultations and support to the Women's Health
Network community. Kate is a Registered Nurse, and earned a BS in Nursing from Syracuse
University. Having worked in inpatient Oncology and the Emergency Department, as
well as many years of Community Health nursing, Kate is passionate about advocacy,
education, and encouraging patients to take control of their own care.
Kate says: “It is so important for women to be knowledgeable about their health
needs, and know how to express their concerns. I love to leave the women I speak
with feeling well-equipped and empowered to take the next steps on their journeys
What are the super foods for bone health? Are you at risk for fracture? How are
bone health and heart health connected? Each week, Dr. Susan E. Brown,
PhD, shares important tips and information you need to keep your bones healthy.
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