Is magnesium the missing ingredient for preventing bone fracture?

Researchers continue to reveal the importance of dietary intake of magnesium for women, and higher magnesium intake significantly decreases fracture risk.

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9/19/2017


Arthritis or fracture? Figuring out what back pain means

Recent research shows that the pain caused by vertebral fractures is different from other causes, such as arthritis of the spine.

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8/31/2017


3 things to remember about an osteopenia diagnosis

It can be scary to be told you have osteopenia or are well on your way, but the first thing to remember is that you don’t need to panic — you’re not sick.

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6/14/2017


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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6/12/2017


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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5/30/2017


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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4/3/2017


Your FRAX fracture prediction: Take it with a grain of salt

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.

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3/31/2017


Chromium: a hidden nutrient for bone and energy metabolism

Chromium is one of the key essential nutrients I recommend for women’s bone health and energy metabolism.

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2/28/2017


How to reduce the risks of too much sitting

If you’re looking for extra motivation to get up and get moving, there’s a powerful new study documenting how sitting for 8 hours a day can take years off your life.

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2/17/2017


Vitamin K2: A Valentine's message for heart and bones

Vitamin K has a special relationship to both heart and bone health through its link in its contribution to metabolism of calcium.

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1/27/2017