Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers, when analyzing data from a German patient database, found that 3,092 osteoporotic women who took proton pump inhibitors, had a significantly higher risk of developing ulcers and gastritis than their matched 3,092 healthy controls.
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Study shows that although mixed soy isoflavones may not be as potent as bisphosphonates in preventing loss of bone calcium in post-menopausal women they are effective in protecting bone health. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Twelve weeks of resistance and jump training significantly increased bone mineral density in 38 participating men. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Those taking resveratrol showed a 16% improvement in a marker for bone turnover compared to the control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Cell study suggests that sulforaphane, an antioxidant found in broccoli, may block IL-1, an inflammatory protein present in osteoarthritis. (more…)
By Marcia Zimmerman, CN. This short summary discusses the impact of obesity and diet on bone health. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Study suggests that incorporating walnuts and flaxseed (Omega-3) into our diets may provide health benefits to both our cardiovascular and skeletal systems. (more…)
Written by Marcia Zimmerman, CN. Some proton pump inhibitor users had a 44% greater risk of hip fractures. Many OTC antacids contain aluminum. (more…)
Written by Susan Sweeny Johnson, PhD, Biochem. A study of 21 overweight participants with slightly elevated cholesterol found that those on a diet of walnuts and flax-seed had a 15 % reduced breakdown of bone compared to the average American diet, and suggests that plant –derived polyunsaturated fatty acids can slow down bone breakdown without affecting bone formation.