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Boron spells bone health

Half of all American women and a quarter of men between the ages of 50 and 75 have signs of low bone mass. Boron is a trace mineral that is critical for maintaining healthy bone and muscle as it helps … Continue reading

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Too hip to fracture

Vitamin K modulates the activities of osteoblasts for bone health. But not many people know that vitamin K also possesses some mighty impressive anti-cancer properties. Vitamin K1 is found in plant foods like green, leafy vegetables and some other foods … Continue reading

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probiotics = pro- bone

About those bone meds: Drugs used to “prevent” bone loss in osteoporosis patients come with nasty side effects, like more bone breaks, fractures, muscle pain, cancer and other problems. Bone meds actually pervert the body’s natural remodeling of bone tissue … Continue reading

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Bone density help

Potassium Citrate can help reverse bone problems. A diet too rich in meat and grains increases the acid load in the body, leaches calcium from the bone and causes osteopenia and osteoperosis. By neutralizing the acid we generate by our … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones and breaking bones

Antacids that contain aluminum contribute to bone phosphate deficiency and brittle bones along with bone density issues when used over long periods of time. Natural phosphate in food reacts with the aluminum in antacids to form a solid material in … Continue reading

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Cows don’t drink milk

How do cows get such strong bones? From plants of course! According to notmilk.com, American women consume an average of 2 pounds of milk per day and yet 30 million of these women have osteoporosis. Milk products do not prevent … Continue reading

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