Wondering which diet is the best for degenerative joint disease if you're a woman? According to a recent study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University in the USA, you can't go wrong with the anti-inflammatory diet.
The study found that the anti-inflammatory diet - which is characterised by ancient eating patterns rather than the overly processed, unbalanced diets of the West - com... ››› more
Vitamin C is perhaps the world's greatest multitasker.
It can defend us against a host of proven enemies, from the common cold and nausea, to heart disease and even cancer. But recent studies show that vitamin C could have a positive impact in the loss of bone mass in men. Researchers at Tufts University, over a four-years period, studied the bone density of men and women aged 75 and older who ... ››› more
If you're a breast cancer patient or survivor, you may be unaware that you face increased bone loss. Even when your doctor has given you the all clear.
This is because cancer treatments such as aromatase inhibitors block the production of oestrogen - a hormone needed for bone formation but one that also promotes the growth of breast cancer. And since chemotherapy can induce early menopause, it ... ››› more
If you've been using whole-body vibration to help slow bone loss, this new study won't be good news for you.
The idea behind whole-body vibrations makes sense. Just like walking, running and other weight-bearing exercises, whole-body vibration stresses bones. This stress causes the body to produce new bone cells that break down damaged bone to form new bone. The end result is denser and strong... ››› more
Boron is an essential nutrient found in vegetables and fruits. Recent research indicates that Boron may help prevent prostate cancer, autoimmune diseases and even prostate cancer. Read on to discover these details of this research so you can reduce your risk of getting these life threatening diseases.
Given the high number of people affected by autoimmune disease, prostate cancer and bone loss,... ››› more
Onions add flavour to your favourite dishes, and are “arguably the world's most widely used ingredient,” says BBC Food. But did you know that they can help in preventing osteoporosis, too? That's what Swiss scientists have discovered. Read on to find out why… There may be another compelling reason why you should keep onions on your shopping list, other than the fact that it’s the starting ... ››› more
There are a number of misconceptions when it comes to the proper bone loss prevention and reversal strategies. That may be one of the reasons that in this age of exercise and health enthusiasts, osteopenia (early bone loss) and osteoporosis are on the rise. Here are three natural solutions you can use to prevent bone loss.
When it comes to bone health, misconceptions may be your biggest downfal... ››› more
You probably know that vitamin C is perhaps the world's greatest multi-tasker. It defends you against a slew of proven enemies, from the common cold to cancer and heart disease. Now there's new evidence that vitamin C could even help prevent the loss of bone mass in men. Read on to find out what a Tufts University study found about the link between vitamin C and bone loss prevention… When it com... ››› more
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