Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. Melatonin, known for its ability to regulate sleep, the immune system and sex hormones, also plays an important role in supporting bone density in menopausal women according to recent research. (more…)
Written by Marcia J. Egles, MD. Resveratrol at 1mg/kg (but not 10 mg/kg) prevented reduction in bone volume and growth plate thickness when administered to healthy 6-week old methotrexate-treated male rats. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Based on a169-item food frequency questionnaire, completed by 2649 American women and 1983 American men, this study demonstrated a positive correlation between dietary choline intake and bone density.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Participating subjects with the greatest levels of dietary magnesium experienced significantly less fractures than those with the lowest levels of dietary magnesium.
Yogurt Consumption Enhances Bone Mineral Density and Physical Functioning in Older Adults – Director’s Choice
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Analyses of a modified food frequency questionnaire, completed by 4310 participating older adults, revealed that more than one serving of yogurt per day significantly improved bone mineral density and physical functioning. (more…)
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 Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Six times more increase in bone growth observed with tocotrienol supplementation. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. The 246 study participants with spine fractures had vitamin D levels that were significantly lower (21.5%) than the 392 patient who had low back pain but without spine fractures. Also vitamin D levels in the summer months were 24.2% higher than in the winter months. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. 111 patients, hospitalized with hip fractures, had 56.4% lower vitamin K blood levels and 38.3 % lower Vitamin D blood levels compared to the control group. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. In a 12 year study of 2322 men aged 50, those with the lowest blood levels of vitamin E had a 167% greater risk of bone fracture. (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…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. The researchers determined that there is a significantly reduced risk of hip fractures in those individuals that had the highest blood levels of omega-3. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. This study has shown that supplementing a diet with a form of vitamin K2 in healthy postmenopausal women improved bone health over a period of 6-12 months. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. This is a study of 51 elderly participants who consumed 20 grams of a protein supplement daily. There was an increase in a hormone by 45.8% which plays a beneficial role in bone health. Additionally, protein supplementation with zinc was beneficial for bone health. (more…)