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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...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
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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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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 of coffee a day or more ... Coffee and Brittle Bones
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Growing scientific evidence suggests that the same type of diet that promotes atherosclerosis may also promote osteoporosis. When most people think of high LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) levels in the blood, they associate it with clogged arteries and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. However, new research is now...