Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis--Without Dairy Foods, Calcium, Estrogen, or Drugs (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 22, 2009 - Reference - 256 pages
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Calcium pills don't work. Dairy products don't strengthen bones. Drugs may be dangerous.

For years, doctors have been telling us to drink milk, eat dairy products, and take calcium pills to improve our bone vitality. The problem is, they’re wrong. This groundbreaking guide uses the latest clinical studies and the most upto- date medical information to help you strengthen your bones, reduce the risk of fractures, and prevent osteoporosis. You’ll learn why there’s no proof of calcium’s effectiveness, despite what doctors say, and why a low-acid diet is the only effective way to prevent bone loss.

"This clear, convincing explanation of osteoporosis will change the way the world thinks about bone health. Lanou and Castleman prove beyond doubt that milk and dairy are the problem, not the solution."
-Rory Freedman, coauthor of #1 New York Times best seller Skinny Bitch

"The authors have tackled an almost intractable myth: that calcium is the one and only key to bone vitality. It isn't. Everyone who cares about preventing osteoporosis should read this book."
-- Dr. T. Colin Campbell, author of The China Study

  

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

I recently broke my thigh bone and am still recovering. This is why I began to read this book in the first place. I have found it to be extremely informative and in fact invaluable. The book is simply ... Read full review

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User Review  - Iona Main Stewart - Goodreads

I recently broke my thigh bone and am still recovering. This is why I began to read this book in the first place. I have found it to be extremely informative and in fact invaluable. The book is simply ... Read full review

Contents

LowAcid Eating and Daily Walking
49
Part 3 Other Risk Factors for Osteoporosis and What You Can Do About Them
169
Scorecard Do Milk Dairy Foods and Calcium Supplements by Themselves or Combined Reduce the Risk of Fractures?
209
Scorecard Do Milk Dairy and Calcium Intake During Childhood Prevent Fractures?
223
Scorecard Does Vitamin D with or Without Calcium Reduce Fracture Risk?
227
References
235
Index
237
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About the author (2009)

Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health and wellness at the University of North Carolina. She is the author of Healthy Eating for Life for Children and has appeared in Time and Newsweek and on National Public Radio.

Michael Castleman has been called “one of nation’s top health writers” by Library Journal. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Healing Herbs and Before You Call the Doctor, and his science journalism has been nominated twice for the National Magazine Awards.

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