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Section Seven: Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis
02/26/2011 - The Role of Calcium Healthful Calcium Sources The Role of Hormones Osteoporosis in Men
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
What is Lactose Intolerance?
10/13/2010 - What is Lactose Intolerance?   Understanding Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest the milk sugar lactose, causing gastrointestinal symptoms of flatulence, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea in some individuals. This results from a s
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
A Natural Approach to Menopause
09/24/2010 - A Natural Approach to Menopause Every day, in hundreds of doctors’ offices, the same conversation takes place between women going through menopause and their doctors. The doctor writes out a prescription for estrogen pills or patches, saying they will replace the hormones her body ought to be making. They wil
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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