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Most people are aware of the importance of getting adequate calcium and vitamin D to maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. However, there are other dietary factors that can influence bone metabolism. These factors may increase or decrease the risk of thinning bones...
 

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

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Cooking, Prevention

We're going to wrap up our posts for osteoporosis awareness month with a few more recipes and tips for getting enough bone-healthy nutrients. Today we bring you a delicious stir-fry that provides 473% of the daily value for vitamin K, 22% of the daily value for magnesium, and 10% of the daily value for calcium.
Food and Health, Prevention

Earlier this week, we explored the importance of vitamin D in osteoporosis prevention, as well as cancer prevention and health improvement. Many different products contain vitamin D, but not all of them are good for you. In this article, we'll explore some healthful -- and not-so-healthful -- sources of this vital vitamin.
Food and Health, Prevention

Vitamin D appears to be very critical for health, especially in the prevention of osteoporosis and cancers, including breast, prostate, ovarian and colon cancer. This article explores the different types of vitamin D and their roles in the body.
Food and Health, Prevention

Since it's osteoporosis awareness month, today we're going to talk about the link between cholesterol and osteoporosis. In this article, we explore the growing scientific evidence that suggests that the same type of diet that promotes the hardening of the arteries may also promote osteoporosis. Higher levels of LDL...