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Does calcium and vitamin D help with community-dwelling older adults?

Does calcium and vitamin D help with community-dwelling older adults?  JAMA put out a great article recently about calcium and vitamin D and its help to decrease fractures. The low down on this study is that in this meta-analysis (meaning … Continue reading

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Do your bones deserve a density screening?

New update!  Federal recommendations provide more detail on when to screen women UNDER age 65 for osteoporosis.    Osteoporosis is when bones are less dense and therefore, are more likely to break, or fracture. White people are at higher risk of … Continue reading

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Bone health

I’ve seen three fractures in the past week.  This makes me think of bone health: how to make (AND  KEEP) strong bones. Good nutrition is important! Calcium 1000 mg a day for children through adulthood.  Milk with every meal is … Continue reading

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