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Support for Osteohealth's Nutritional Recommendations

Posted by [email protected] on May 10, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (3)

Osteohealth has long recommended a whole food, plant based diet for bone health. However, this is not the only benefit from eating this way.

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Should Vitamin D Supplements Be Taken to Prevent Falls in the Elderly?

Posted by [email protected] on March 19, 2017 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

4,000 IU of vitamin D a day is recommended for elders at high risk for falling to improve muscle strength and balance, though there is something that works even better.

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We’ve known for over 400 years that muscle weakness is a common presenting symptom of vitamin D deficiency. Bones aren’t the ...

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Calcium: More is Not Better

Posted by [email protected] on February 9, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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To learn more about why calcium and dairy do not improve bone health, get The Osteohealth Solution module "Calcium and Dairy Myths".

Why Get a Bone Density Scan

Posted by [email protected] on December 4, 2016 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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Who Shouldn't Eat Soy?

Posted by [email protected] on November 25, 2016 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

How can soy foods have it both ways—pro-estrogenic effects in some organs (protecting bones and reducing hot flash symptoms), but anti-estrogenic effects in others (protecting against breast and endometrial cancer)?

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When the Women’s Health Initiative study found that menopausal women taking ho...

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The 3-Ingredient Bone Builders Delight

Posted by [email protected] on November 23, 2016 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)



3 cups rinsed, dry lentils, any color

1 jar of your favorite tomato-based pasta sauce

2-3 handfuls of rinsed Brussels Sprouts, cut in halves.


  

In a non-stick casserole dish, combine all 3 ingredients with about 2 1/2 cups of water. Bake at 375*F for about an hour.

  

YUMMY!!!! And your bones will be so glad you indulged them!


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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Posted by [email protected] on November 16, 2016 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

“Is sitting the new smoking?” This thought-provoking question has made the news a lot, thanks to the work done by Dr. James Levine of the Mayo Clinic. He’s compared the negative health effects of sitting to those of smoking — including higher risks of cancers and heart disease — and described our modern lifestyle of desk jobs and too much screen time as “lethal.”

 

I couldn’t agree with Dr. Levine more about the human body̵...

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A Bone Density Scan for Jude Kirk from CTV

Posted by [email protected] on November 9, 2016 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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Watch and see how easy, quick and painless it is to get a bone density scan with Osteohealth NZ and Jude Kirk from CTV.

 

To book your bone density scan, phone Osteohealth on 03 357 4335 or email us on [email protected]

 



Spotlight On Canterbury: World Osteoporosis Day

Posted by [email protected] on November 3, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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Bone Density Testing

Posted by [email protected] on October 31, 2016 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Low bone density is one of the important risk factors for osteoporosis. It alone does not predict whether you’ll have a future fracture, but it is one of the four or five high-ranking risk factors. Currently, bone density testing is considered the best way to determine if a person has osteoporosis, osteopenia (density lower than the expected norm, but less than the level used to determine osteoporosis), or normal bone density for their sex and age. Sequential bone density testing done o...

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