Prevention of Osteoporosis
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.
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