Tag: osteoporosis

Prunes for Osteoporosis

“Prunes for Osteoporosis” We are in an epidemic of osteoporosis. 10 million Americans have it and one in three older women will get it. We urgently need public health strategies to maintain bone health and prevent osteoporosis. Might fruits and vegetables be the unexpected natural answer to the question of osteoporosis prevention? Evidence from a…


Podcast #106 – The Powers of Vitamin K2 w/ Dr. Kate Rhéaume-Bleue – Bulletproof Radio

Dave: Hey, everyone. It’s Dave Asprey with the Bulletproof Executive, funny enough, also with Bulletproof Executive Radio, the number-one ranked podcast on iTunes in the health category. Today’s Cool Fact of the Day is natto, which is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybeans with a bacterial starter. It has a really musty flavor,…


Vitamin K2 for Osteoporosis

Hi, I’m Margaret Martin at MelioGuide, and today, I’m here to talk about one of my favorite things, which is something that helps bones. And the topic today is on vitamin K2, specifically. I was recently listening to a podcast and featured on the podcast was Dr. Goodman, who was primarily talking about heart health…


Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart

“Beans, Beans, They’re Good For Your Heart” I’ve talked previously about the anti-diabetic and anti-obesity effects of various phytochemiclas in beans, but there are protective effects on the cardiovascular system as well. Plant-specific compounds can have a remarkable impact on the health care system and may provide therapeutic health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment…


What are the Healthiest Foods?

the latest Dietary Guidelines the 2015 guidelines won’t be out probably until January 2016 have a chapter on food components to reduce but when they say things like reduce intake of solid fats major sources of saturated and trans fatty acids what does that mean in terms of which foods to reduce similarly there’s a…


Osteoporosis: Health and Nutrition Facts

(mouse clicking) – [Voiceover] Are you at risk for osteoporosis? What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the disease in which the bones become weak. This weakness makes the bones easier to break. Most often, the bones in the hip, spine, and wrist are broken due to osteoporosis. In the United States, 10 million people have osteoporosis….


Is Milk Good for Our Bones?

“Is Milk Good for Our Bones?” Milk is touted to build strong bones, but a compilation of all the best studies found no association between milk consumption and hip fracture risk, so drinking milk as an adult might not help bones but what about in adolescence? Harvard researchers decided to put it to the test….


Omnivore vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies

“Omnivore vs. Vegan Nutrient Deficiencies” There is some bad news, though, for those trying to eat healthy. Dietary intake studies have shown that vegans, on average, are not getting the recommended daily intake of three nutrients: calcium, iodine, and vitamin B12. Using the same criteria, though, omnivores are deficient in seven nutrients: calcium, iodine, and…