Soft Drinks May Boost Osteoporosis and Bone Fracture Risk

Stop Osteoporosis
The sugary beverage industry spends billions of dollars every year on advertisements encouraging us to consume sugary beverages to refresh ourselves, but here is a caveat emptor: soft drinks have been implicated as a contributing factor to the development of many diseases , such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and Alz...
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It's alarming how common osteoporosis is, and how much diet can contribute to the condition. Caffeine is indicated as a contributo... Read More
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 15:17
Linda Carney MD
You are so right, Sue. Thanks for posting your comment.
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 03:17
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Is Milk a Healthy Source of Calcium?

Excellent Source of Calcium
Calcium is one of the essential minerals needed by the body to function properly. It is the most abundant mineral in the human body, with 99% found in the bones and teeth and 1% in the blood. Calcium is used for building strong bones and teeth , cell signaling, blood clotting, maintenance of heart beat, and muscle contraction. Humans get the majori...
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Milk Increases Bone Fracture and Osteoporosis Risk

Osteoporosis: Bone Being Erased From Skeleton
The dairy industry and  government agencies  have led us to believe that regular consumption of milk and milk products is essential for building strong bones in children and the prevention of osteoporosis in older adults. Of course, everyone wants stronger bones and a healthy skeletal system, so millions of people have made it a habi...
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How the Calcium Paradox Baffles Bone Beliefs

How the Calcium Paradox Baffles Bone Beliefs
Diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and atherosclerosis are rather hidden -- out of sight out of mind for many of us. But osteoporosis ? We've all seen an older neighbor with a bowed back or known an elderly relative whose health quickly tumbled downhill after breaking a hip. The specter of our...
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Norma Jean Gaston
Thank you for the great article!
Sunday, 26 March 2017 03:47
Sean Carney
You are very welcome. Share it with others!
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Ruth Heidrich, not "Ruth Henricks".
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Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health

Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health
With respect to sodium intake, the best advice may be to wait until we're seated at the table to shake on the salt -- if we choose to salt our food at all. Most of us like the flavor of salt. If we haven't been diagnosed with high blood pressure, is there any reason...
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It is not true at all that salt is bad. The only problem with salt is Guilt By Association. Eating highly processed foods and eati... Read More
Monday, 11 April 2016 00:37
Sean Carney
Hello Ramon, Thank you for sharing your opinion regarding salt. Your comments on salt certainly go against the grain (pun intended... Read More
Monday, 25 April 2016 14:39
What salt are you referring to? You mention sodium. This is the 'salt' in processed foods that preserves them. The salt that the ... Read More
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Part II: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?

Part II: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?
Fear of weak bones is what drives concerns about calcium intake. But calcium alone doesn't build strong bones. Exercise, Vitamin D, and a variety of vitamins and minerals from whole plant foods all strengthen our skeletal system. As the muscles work during exercise, they pull on the bones, signaling our bodies to build up...
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Dr. Michael Klaper Answers Common Questions

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Diet and Osteoporosis, The Broken Bone Business

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Cow's Milk is Baby Calf Growth Fluid

Cow's Milk is Baby Calf Growth Fluid

Out of the 5,000 different mammalian species, human beings are the only mammals that continue to drink milk after weaning, and then drink it from another species.

There are several reasons why we do so. For example, we were taught in school and by our parents that we needed milk to build strong bones and teeth. We are also influenced by dairy commercials on TV, and of course, why argue.... we enjoy the taste of ice cream, cheese, and yogurt! Lastly, we tend to follow cultural norms, never stopping to think and question their validity or why we do them.

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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

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