- May 1st, 2013
We know foods high in sugar and unhealthy fats cause obesity and promote heart disease, but most people don’t realize that sugar and unhealthy fats also contribute to conditions like osteoporosis by weakening bones. If this trend continues, this overlooked “silent robber” will cripple large numbers of at-risk baby boomers.
- January 1st, 2013
A preliminary study of 127 postmenopausal women on hormone replacement therapy in Portugal suggests that age, low bone-mineral-density, a sedentary lifestyle, coffee consumption, and oophorectomy are all risk factors associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture.
- November 1st, 2012
Aging men and women can fight osteoporosis by consuming more olive oil, just as the Mediterranean diet calls for. A recent study shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil over a period of two years is associated with increased serum osteocalcin concentrations and other bone formation markers.
- May 1st, 2012
When it comes to aging, one of the most highly valued aspects of living out one’s “golden years” is independence.Boosting bone building beyond calcium and vitamin DBy Richard Garian, DC, and Staff Writers
- March 1st, 2011
1 Class of pharmaceuticals to avoid: Bisphosphanates. Although they are designed to promote bone health, studies show they may produce a nasty side effect called osetonecrosis of the jaw; which basically means your jaw bone may die.
Quick facts on bone health.By Craig Gustafson
- October 1st, 2008
Cancer: Research suggests that getting enough vitamin D may help regulate cellular growth, potentially preventing cells from becoming cancerous.
Chronic pain: Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly recognized as a cause of muscle pain and weakness.
By Meghan Rabbitt