Keyword osteoporosis

There are 7 Good Health articles tagged with osteoporosis.

  • Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Bone Health and Osteoporosis

    Vital for healthy bones, the calcium in milk products also contributes to the prevention of osteoporosis.

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  • Eating During Menopause

    Menopause marks an important transition in the lives of all women, and brings many new challenges, including how to eat properly during this new stage of life.

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  • Eating During Breastfeeding

    A mother's milk is the ideal source of nutrients for your new-born infant. However what you eat and drink can affect the quality of your milk.

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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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  • 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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