High intensity resistance training for bone offers amazing results

One thing we know about bone is that it responds to increased weight load by getting stronger. So the recent findings of an Australian bone clinic that studied women doing high-intensity weight lifting really shouldn’t surprise us. But just look at these results!

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7/10/2018


A new look at the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™)

I recently sat down to take a fresh look at the first and largest controlled study on the bone drug raloxifene (Evista™). I think you will be interested in what I discovered.

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6/25/2018


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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6/10/2018


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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5/29/2018


The infamous T score and neglected Z score

Your bone density test results are in, but what do they mean? Start unraveling the different numbers and charts by taking a look at two key measures — T score and Z score — and finding out what these numbers say (and don’t say) about your bone health.

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5/15/2018


Dear doctor, please treat me like a man

Having spoken with thousands of individuals diagnosed with osteoporosis, I can’t help but notice a glaring difference between how women and men are treated when a bone health concern arises. Why does conventional osteoporosis treatment contain such a distinct double standard?

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5/2/2018


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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4/18/2018


Bisphosphonates make bones weaker, not stronger

According to a recent study, people treated with bisphosphonates have much weaker bones than even people at high risk of fracture due to high bone turnover!

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4/3/2018


Why estrogen isn't an option for osteoporosis anymore

The American College of Physicians recently revised its osteoporosis treatment guidelines to no longer recommend estrogen therapy as a treatment for osteoporosis and fracture risk. Here's what you need to know.

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3/6/2018


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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2/8/2018