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Support for Osteohealth's Nutritional Recommendations

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz 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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Calcium: More is Not Better

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz 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".

Who Shouldn't Eat Soy?

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz 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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Chia Seeds Are Good Sources of Calcium

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on October 12, 2016 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Chia Seed Pudding


 

Chia Seed Pudding with Fruit

1/4 cup (45g) Chia seeds

1 cup soy or almond milk 

1/2 cup chopped or pureed fruit of your choice

2 teaspoons date paste (see below)

1/4 cup chopped almonds


Combine all ingredients in a bowl (except nuts), mix to incorporate. Cover bowl tightly and refrigerate over...

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Almonds for Osteoporosis

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on July 23, 2016 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (1)

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Currently, an estimated ten million Americans suffer from osteoporosis, causing more than a million fractures, including hundreds of thousands of hip fractures, a common reason people end up in nursing homes. Many older women say they’d rather be dead than break their hip and end up in a home.

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Prunes for Osteoporosis

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on July 23, 2016 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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We are in an epidemic of osteoporosis. Ten million Americans have it, and one in three older women will get it. We urgently need public health strategies to maintain bone health, and prevent osteoporosis. Might fruits and vegetables be the unexpected natural answer to the question of osteoporosis prevention?

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Tiny Legumes That Build Your Bones

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on June 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

From peppery green lentils to the creamy red variety, these delicious legumes are very versatile and healthful. They are alkaline forming in the body and so are a fantastic replacement for more acidifying forms of protein, such as meat, eggs and dairy. They also offer all kinds of nutrients your bones crave.

 

In addition to nourishing bones, lentils offer general health benefits as well, which we’ll take a look at in today’s post. And you’ll also find a cre...

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The Amazing Tea That Builds Your Bones

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on May 8, 2016 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (1)

There are few things more heavenly than the scent of hot lemongrass tea. It’s delicious iced, too, and you might be surprised to learn that drinking lemongrass tea goes well beyond its taste and aroma.

 

It has an amazing number of health benefits, both for your bones and overall health, all backed by scientific research.

 

So if you have it on hand, go ahead and grab a cup of lemongrass tea and enjoy today’s post on this fragrant topic!

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Prunes to Fight Osteoporosis

Posted by c.king@hotmail.co.nz on April 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Dried plums — or prunes — are among the highest antioxidant foods shown to help improve bone strength. However, in early studies, the level of prune intake originally found to bone-enhancing was fairly high at 100 grams, or 10-12 prunes a day.

While researchers were happy with this first prune-positive finding, they did hear more than a few complaints about the number of prunes the women had to consume. So th...

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