Foods That Weaken Bones

What you eat plays a big role in whether you’re getting the nutrients you need to build strong bones. What might surprise you, though, is that your diet can also play a role in sapping bone strength. Some foods actually leach the minerals right out of the bone, or they block the bone’s ability to regrow. Here, the six biggest […]

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Bone loss – Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones. It means you have bones that are thin and brittle, with lots of holes inside them like a sponge. This makes them easy to break. Osteoporosis can lead to broken bones (fractures) in the hip, spine, and wrist. These fractures can be disabling and may make it hard for […]

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Pueraria mirifica prevents bone loss iii

  Effects and safety of Pueraria mirifica on lipid profiles and biochemical markers of bone turnover rates in healthy postmenopausal women.   Menopause. 2008 May-Jun;15(3):530-5. Manonai J, Chittacharoen A, Udomsubpayakul U, Theppisai H, Theppisai U. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. [email protected]   OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of Pueraria mirifica on lipid profiles and […]

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Pueraria mirifica prevents bone loss ii

Bone loss is one major menopause symptom. Pueraria mirifica improves bone loss caused by estrogen deficiency.   J Reprod Dev. 2004 Dec;50(6):639-45. Long-term treatment effects of Pueraria mirifica phytoestrogens on parathyroid hormone and calcium levels in aged menopausal cynomolgus monkeys. Trisomboon H, Malaivijitnond S, Suzuki J, Hamada Y, Watanabe G, Taya K. Biological Science Ph.D. Program, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn […]

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Pueraria mirifica prevents bone loss i

Pueraria mirifica, a phytoestrogen-rich herb, prevents bone loss in orchidectomized rats.    Publication Type: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Journal: Maturitas (Maturitas). Reference: 2007-Mar; vol 56 (issue 3) : pp 322-31 PMID: 17101247 (status: MEDLINE) (last retrieval date: 12/12/2007) Nontakorn Urasopon Yuzuru Hamada Kazuo Asaoka Wichai Cherdshewasart Suchinda Malaivijitnond Affiliation: Biological Science Ph.D. Program, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, […]

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