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Can increasing the prevalence of vegetable-based diets lower the risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal subjects? A systematic review with meta-analysis of the literature.

High compliance with vegetable-rich diets may help guard against the onset of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

​Greater intake of fruits and vegetables can help to prevent the onset of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

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Fruits and Vegetables Slash Osteoporosis Risk

Normal Bone and Bone with Osteoporosis Comparison
Around the world, people who are unaware of dairy's risks  are still consuming milk and other dairy products in a mistaken attempt to meet the calcium needs of their body. Calcium is abundant in beans and leafy green plant foods, which nourish without the harm that cow's milk products inflict on the human body. Calcium...
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Denise Rose
And let's also promote movement that stresses our bones so new bone can be created. One thing I do is take walks with a weight ves... Read More
Monday, 09 July 2018 16:05
Sean Carney
Indeed. We do also need some weight bearing exercise. :-)
Monday, 09 July 2018 18:03
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3 Health Benefits of Allium Vegetables

Whole and Halved Fresh Onion and Garlic
Allium vegetables are a group of monocotyledonous flowering plants used all over the world to prepare different delicacies. Some members of the allium vegetable family include onion, garlic, shallot, leek, and chives. In addition to embellishing different cuisines, alllium vegetables possess several outstanding health benefits. They contain a wide ...
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Greater Intake of Fruit and Vegetables Is Associated with Greater Bone Mineral Density and Lower Osteoporosis Risk in Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults

​Habitual consumption of fruits and vegetables may help slash an individual's risk of developing osteoporosis.

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Greater intake of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of osteoporotic hip fractures in elderly Chinese: a 1:1 matched case-control study.

​Osteoporotic hip fracture is less likely to occur in elderly men and women on diets high in fruits and vegetables.

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Three Diseases Linked to Milk Consumption

Woman with Milk Glass Holding Hand to Stop
Milk is one of the most popular drinks of choice among Americans. In fact, the average American consumed about 20.4 gallons of milk in 2010. Unfortunately, cow's milk is not well designed for humans; in reality, it is baby calf growth fluid intended to rapidly grow a small calf to a full grown cow in about a years time. Cow's milk contains&nbs...
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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 09:17
Linda Carney MD
You are so right, Sue. Thanks for posting your comment.
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 21:17
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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 bones...
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Norma Jean Gaston
Thank you for the great article!
Saturday, 25 March 2017 22:47
Sean Carney
You are very welcome. Share it with others!
Sunday, 26 March 2017 08:52
Ruth Heidrich, not "Ruth Henricks".
Friday, 03 November 2017 21:28
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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 to...
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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
Sunday, 10 April 2016 19:37
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 09:39
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
Friday, 20 October 2017 22:25
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