Category Archives: Osteoporosis

osteoporosis and magnesium nutrition

More Than Calcium is Required to Maintain Strong Bones

Leslie BecK, RD – For years we’ve been told by governments and health organizations to drink milk to build strong bones and keep them healthy as we age. Consuming enough calcium from foods such as milk is thought to protect us from osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease that increases the risk of fractures, especially of the [...]

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Magnesium and Building Stornger Bones

Magnesium: The Secret To Building Stronger Bones

The #1 Secret For Building Stronger Bones, Avoiding Osteoporosis & Improving Heart Health By Carolyn Dean, MD, ND. More calcium supplements are consumed by Americans than any other group in the world. Calcium is added to many foods, including orange juice. And yet the United States experiences one of the highest rates of osteoporosis — [...]

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osteoporosis and magnesium

Osteoporosis and You

By James Fedich, D.C. – According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1 in 2 woman over the age of 50, and 1 in 4 men in the same age group will suffer a hip fracture due to osteoporosis. There are currently 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, 8 million of which are women. The cost of [...]

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Bone health and magnesium

Do You Really Need a Drug for Your Bones?

Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD, Center for Better Bones – There are several categories of drugs being prescribed in the name of bone protection. In this article we discuss the latest findings on the group known as bisphosphonates. If you’ve turned on the TV lately, leafed through a magazine, or surfed the internet, you’ve likely [...]

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nutrition and bone health

Nutrition & Bone Health

The Calcium Myth By Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD Center for Better Bones – For many years, a popular chorus of wisdom about calcium and bone health has been playing. Its refrain goes something like this: Calcium is essential to bone health. Variations on this theme are also heard. Drink your milk for healthy bones… [...]

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