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Bone-Breaking Experiments
03/06/2011 - Beyond Animal Research By Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D. August 2004 Bone-Breaking Experiments Anyone who has broken a bone knows it is very painful. After the pain of
Section Seven: Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis
02/26/2011 - The Role of Calcium Healthful Calcium Sources The Role of Hormones Osteoporosis in Men
Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones: An Interview with PCRM Nutritionist Amy Lanou, Ph.D.
12/04/2010 - Bones have become big business. Just flip through any magazine or turn on the television, and you'll see scores of products—from jugs of milk to endless supplements—advertised as the easy answer to lifelong bone health. Recently, physicians and nutritionists at PCRM sorted through the scientific ev
New PCRM Study Shatters Milk Myth: Children’s Bone Health Tied to Exercise, Not Dairy
11/23/2010 - For years, the dairy industry’s milk mustache ads have pushed the notion that milk drinking helps children grow strong bones. A review published in the March 2005 issue of Pediatrics by PCRM senior nutrition scientist Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., and co-authors
Health Concerns about Dairy Products
10/13/2010 - Many Americans, including some vegetarians, still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks. Bone Health Calcium is an important mineral that helps to
Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis
09/24/2010 - Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis Osteoporosis can lead to serious and sometimes disabling fractures, particularly in the vertebrae and hip. The condition is more common among women than men, and more prevalent among Caucasians than other racial group
Calcium and Strong Bones
09/09/2010 - The bone-thinning condition called osteoporosis can lead to small and not-so-small fractures. Although many people think of calcium in the diet as good protection for their bones, this is not at all the whole story. In fact, in a 12-year Harvard study of 78,000 women, those who drank milk three times a day actually bro
Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones
09/09/2010 - Parents' Guide to Building Better Bones Most parents recognize the need to encourage healthy eating habits in their children, and they have heard that calcium is important for building healthy bones. But did you know that keeping salt and animal protein intake low and fruit

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