Tag Archive | "osteoporosis prevention"

Higher-protein diets support weight loss, may lower bone density

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Overweight and moderately obese postmenopausal women using diets based on higher protein intake also need to be aware of potential bone loss, according to new research from Purdue University. “We know that when overweight, postmenopausal women reduce their energy intake to successfully lose weight, they can lose less lean body mass […]

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Estrogen supplements not as effective as claimed

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Dietary supplements claiming to help postmenopausal women with bone health may not be doing what they say, according to new research from Purdue University. “We found that some plant-derived isoflavones have a modest effect on suppressing bone loss during post-menopause, but more concerning is many dietary supplements that claim to have […]

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Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month advice for lactose intolerant, dieters on getting enough calcium

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In honor of Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, many organizations are reminding people to drink milk to prevent bone loss later in life. Unfortunately, there is little attention paid to those who want to prevent osteoporosis but are unable to incorporate an increased amount of dairy products into their daily diet due […]

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