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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".
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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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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 bone...
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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 they 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...
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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

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Ruth Heidrich Beats Breast Cancer

Ruth Heidrich

Ruth Heidrich, PhD, discovered she had an aggressive type of breast cancer (when she was in her 40's) which had already spread to her bones, one lung, and liver. She had the lump removed but refused chemotherapy and radiation, and instead signed up for Dr. John McDougall's dietary research study.

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Health Concerns about Dairy Products

Health Concerns about Dairy Products
According to the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine , "Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks." A few of the risks associated with dairy consumption include an increased incidence of cancer , heart disease, acne,...
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Have you found a link between dairy and chronic pain? I've suffered from foot pain, mainly my left foot around the inner ankle, f... Read More
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 09:00
Linda Carney MD
Hi Amy, Thanks for your question, and for sharing your experience. Yes Dairy is linked to pain of many types, especially chronic.... Read More
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:52
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