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As we get older, the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis and certain cancers goes up significantly. The foods you eat – as well as your activity level -- are major players in maintaining optimal health. A common theme throughout nutrition research is that eating more plants...
 
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Back in 1968, Drs. Wachman and Bernstein theorized that the elevated renal acid load from meat, cheese, grains, and phosphate-rich foods may contribute to the development of osteoporosis. . They suggested consuming more vegetables and fruits would reduce the acid load on the body and limit the loss...
 

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More than 20 million Americans are afflicted with the most common type of arthritis, which is called osteoarthritis (OA). OA results from the deterioration of the cartilage in the joints. OA often starts between ages 40-60 and is common in overweight people. In a study published in the October 2003 Obesity Research Journal, Dr. Fountain ... New Hope for Old Joints
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One of the most hotly debated controversies in clinical nutrition today is whether a diet higher in protein has a positive or negative effective on bone strength and bone mineral density (BMD). Those who are against protein point to the fact that vegetarians tend to have stronger bones than people who eat more meat and ... Is Protein Good or Bad for Bones?
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For many years doctors have known that people with very high levels of homocysteine in their blood often develop severe osteoporosis early in life. As homocysteine levels rise above 9 mg/dl the risk of heart attacks, strokes and developing Alzheimer’s disease goes up. There is already more than enough...