Yes, we know. Calcium is an essential part of a bone health diet. Kudos to the dairy industry for making the two synonymous. And while it’s not necessarily a bad thing to think of calcium – or even dairy – when we think bone, calcium certainly isn’t the end of the story. Indeed, if we stop there, … [Read more...] about Nutrition for Bone Health: There’s More Than Just Calcium
I recently listened to a podcast where I learned the role of Vitamin K2 for osteoporosis and the recommended Vitamin K2 dosage for osteoporosis. I also found a good book that I can recommend on Vitamin K2 for osteoporosis treatment by Dr. Dennis Goodman. I will get into each of these items in this … [Read more...] about Vitamin K2 Dosage for Osteoporosis Treatment
Milk is not the magic bullet in the fight against osteoporosis. In fact many people are surprised to learn that the research around milk and osteoporosis is controversial and far from conclusive when it comes to milk and decreased risk of osteoporotic fractures. Milk and Dairy: Good or Bad for … [Read more...] about Does Milk Prevent Osteoporosis?
Nitrate rich foods, such as red beetroot and celery, can play an important role in the health of your bones. Nitric oxide (NO), a molecule generated from nitrates inside nitrate rich food items, has the potential to positively affect bone. Nitric Oxide is involved in a variety of body processes, … [Read more...] about Nitrate Rich Food Items and Your Bone Health
According to a recent review of research in the January/February 2016 issue of Nutrition Today, middle aged and older adults are overusing calcium supplements to the detriment of their health. Should there be a re-evaluation of the recommended dietary allowance for calcium in older adults and is … [Read more...] about Calcium Rich Diet Plan: 10 Non Dairy Choices (Plus a Bonus Recipe!)