World Osteoporosis Day 2016

Posted by c.king on December 8, 2016 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

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Only 6 prunes a day decrease bone breakdown

Posted by c.king on April 26, 2016 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Dried plums — or prunes — are among the highest antioxidant foods shown to help improve bone strength. However, in early studies, the level of prune intake originally found to bone-enhancing was fairly high at 100 grams, or 10-12 prunes a day.


While researchers were happy with this first prune-positive finding, they did hear more than a few complaints about the number of prunes the women had to consume...

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Osteoporosis: The Silent Thief

Posted by c.king on October 20, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

World Osteoporosis Day, 20 October, might not be as exciting as Christmas Day, or even Pancake Day, but it's important nonetheless. An alarming number of people in New Zealand suffer from osteoporosis, a condition which can lead to serious and sometimes disabling fractures.

Many osteoporotic fractures are preventable – essentially it’s “the disease we don’t have to have&#...

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