Keyword bone health

There are 8 Good Health articles tagged with bone health.

  • Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Essential for healthy bones, calcium also contributes to the prevention of osteoporosis.

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  • Our Calcium Requirements

    The amount of calcium you need depends on your age and whether you’re male or female. According to Health Canada, many Canadians are not getting enough calcium from the foods they eat.1 Make sure you are not one of them.

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  • Vitamin D: Bone Protector and More

    It’s well known that vitamin D plays a vital role in bone health. But did you know that vitamin D may also help prevent diseases, including cancer?

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  • What Is the Alkaline Diet?

    Foods rich in protein or phosphorus, such as meat, grains and dairy products, are said to be detrimental to bones because they leave an acid residue that needs to be neutralized and eliminated to avoid health problems. But studies show that this is simply not true.

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  • Lose Weight, not Bone Mass!

    Are you thinking about shedding those few extra pounds? If so, your goal is to get rid of adipose tissue (or fat). Unfortunately, some unbalanced diets can also lead to bone loss.

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  • Not All Calcium-Rich Foods are Created Equal

    Many foods contain calcium. In addition to milk and other milk products, plant foods like dark green leafy vegetables, nuts, beans and fortified foods also contain this mineral. While some of these foods boast an impressive calcium content, you might not actually be getting as much calcium from them as you think. Why? Because the body does not absorb calcium from all foods in equal amounts. The degree to which vitamins and minerals in food can be absorbed and used by the body is called "bioavailability." In this article, we'll look at how the calcium bioavailability of various foods impacts the amount of calcium that makes its way into your bones.

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  • Milk: Packed with 15 Essential Nutrients

    Milk: Packed with 15 Essential Nutrients

    Whether there’s skim, 1%, 2%, homogenized or chocolate milk in your glass, you always get the same 15 essential nutrients.

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  • Calcium and Vitamin D Your Body Can Rely On

    Throughout our lives, calcium and vitamin D are necessary for many of our body's vital functions.

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