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


Make your first fracture your last fracture

Did you know that having a previous bone fracture puts you at higher risk for a future fracture? Make your first fracture your last with Dr. Brown's steps for natural healing.

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1/31/2018


Prolia for bone fractures -- I'm still not impressed

Is a Prolia a blockbuster bone drug -- or a bust? Dr. Brown takes a look at startling new evidence on the drug's safety and effectiveness.

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1/10/2018


2018: the year of deliberate creation

Your choices determine your life experiences, so take time as the new year begins to set your sights, plant new seeds and make 2018 the year of deliberate creation.

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12/20/2017


Mind over muscle — how using your brain could help your bones

A new study shows that using mental imagery can help preserve muscle strength following injury. Can the mind be used to heal bones?

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12/13/2017


Your bones listen and talk…really!

Your bones are not a silent partner in your health! All day long, bones receive and send chemical and hormonal messages that affect every tissue in your body!

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11/29/2017


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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11/15/2017