Past Event

Prevention of Osteoporosis

Wed, Nov 4 2009 - 12:00pm

Michael Castleman: Prevention of Osteoporosis

Science Writer; Co-author, Building Bone Vitality

For 30 years, health authorities have insisted that calcium is the key to bone health, but during that period, fracture rates have increased. In addition, the countries that consume the most calcium have the highest rates of osteoporotic fractures. What does this mean? Noted San Francisco health journalist Castleman and nutritionist Amy Lanou, Ph.D., analyzed 1,200 studies of diet and osteoporosis risk and concluded that calcium is not the answer. Join the discussion to learn how to lower your risk.

MLF: Health & Medicine
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program
Cost:
$8 members, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: Bill Grant