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Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Chocolate Benefits Don't Include Bone Health

Chocolate is becoming more recognized as a ‘superfood’ to the delight of chocolate lovers worldwide. Chocolate is a rich source of antioxidants, flavonols, polyphenols, magnesium and many other organic compounds that benefit health. The European Foods Commission recently granted one Swiss chocolate maker, Barry Callebaut AG, the right... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Coffee or Tea - Which One Has Been Shown to Reduce Hip Fracture?

A new study looking into the links between coffee, tea, and broken bones showed that people who drank tea had a lower risk of hip fracture.    According to the authors of the report, which was published in Osteoporosis International – “compared to no tea consumption, drinking 1 to 4 cups of tea daily is associated with a... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

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Patient Blogger, wife, advocate, and caregiver

Dried Prunes are Great for Bone Health

Several years ago research was completed on the benefits of dried prunes and how they help slow bone loss in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.  In this study, patients were assigned to eat 100 grams (10 dried plums) or 75 grams of dried apples.  The plum arm of this study proved to have bone-protecting benefits where the apples did... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Pam Flores

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Live Bold Anti-Stigma Photo Contest

Enter the Live Bold Anti-Stigma Photo Contest.   Do you have a challenging health issue that you live with every day?  If so, tell us about it and how you live boldly to stamp out your health stigma.  A health stigma is when someone views you in a negative way because of your significant health disorder.   Take a picture of... Read moreChevron
posted 06/20/2014, comments (0)|
Institute for Better Bone Health

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A physicians group composed of America's top orthopedic doctors, formed to elevate bone health. www.bonehealthnow.com

Undiagnosed Broken Vertebrae in Post-Menopausal Women

A recent study carefully evaluated 49 post-menopausal women who complained of low-back pain. One or more vertebral fractures was found in 70% of the women!   In fact, one in five women over 50 will break one or more vertebrae in their spine. Approximately two thirds of broken vertebrae are not diagnosed and therefore not treated when they... Read moreChevron
posted 06/19/2014, comments (0)|

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