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Celiac Disease: Are you prone to Osteoporosis?

A Celiac-Osteoporosis ConnectionDr. Peter Green, physician and researcher at New York’s Columbia University medical school, was among the first to report a solid link between osteoporosis and celiac disease, which is now believed to be the result of both impaired mineral absorption and increased inflammation.Dr. Green and his cohort ordered a dual energy X-ray absorptiometry […]

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Osteoporosis Drugs: Why Avoiding it could save your life

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Osteoporosis DrugsAre you at risk for bone loss or osteoporosis? Take this simple self test to find out if you are a high candidate for bone loss. Between October 1995 and May 2008, the FDA received 23 reports of esophageal cancer possibly linked to the use of the osteoporosis drug Fosamax. For […]

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Calcium

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and 99 percent of it is deposited in the bones and teeth. (The other 1 percent of calcium is involved in blood clotting, nerve and muscle stimulation, and other important functions.) As a result, calcium is the most important […]

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