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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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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...
 

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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 reason to take steps to lower ... High Homocysteine Hurts Hips
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According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that all people who suffered a major ... Diet and Osteoporosis
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If there is an association between coffee drinking and osteoporosis, most people suspect it would be due to the caffeine. One study showed a lower bone mineral density in women who consumed more than 450 mg of caffeine daily. While the evidence suggests that women who consume 5-6 cups...