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Building Bone Vitality A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis

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ISBN-10: 0071600191

ISBN-13: 9780071600194

Edition: 2009

Authors: Amy Joy Lanou, Michael Castleman, Amy Lanou, Amy J. Lanou

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 5/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health and wellness at theUniversity of North Carolina. She is the author of Healthy Eating for Life for Childrenand has appeared in Time and Newsweek and on National Public Radio.Michael Castleman has been called “one of nation’s top health writers” byLibrary Journal. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including TheHealing Herbs and Before You Call the Doctor, and his science journalism hasbeen nominated twice for the National Magazine Awards.

Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D.,is an assistant professor of health and wellness at theUniversity of North Carolina. She is the author of Healthy Eating for Life for Childrenand has appeared inTimeandNewsweekand on National Public Radio.Michael Castlemanhas been called “one of nation’s top health writers” byLibrary Journal.He is the author of more than a dozen books, includingTheHealing HerbsandBefore You Call the Doctor,and his science journalism hasbeen nominated twice for the National Magazine Awards.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: An Evidence-Based Approach to Bone Health and Osteoporosis Prevention
Why the Calcium Theory Is Wrong
Countries That Consume the Most Milk, Dairy Foods, and Calcium Supplements Suffer the Most Fractures
Why Some Osteoporosis Studies Should Be Taken More Seriously than Others
Milk, Dairy Foods, and Calcium Supplements by Themselves or in Any Combination Do Not Prevent Fractures
Calcium Intake During Childhood Does Not Prevent Fractures at Any Stage of Life
Vitamin D with or Without Calcium Prevents Few if Any Fractures
The Final Score: We Need a Theory That Works
The Bone Vitality Prescription: Low-Acid Eating and Daily Walking
The Key to Strong Bones and Fracture Prevention: The Bloodstream's Acid/Alkaline Balance
Why a Forty-Year-Old Explanation Is "New"
Bricks and Mortar: For Strong Bones, the Body Needs More than Calcium
The Case Against Low-Acid Eating
Evolving Toward Low-Acid Eating-Painlessly
Recipes for Low-Acid Eating
As Important as Low-Acid Eating: Walk Your Way to Stronger Bones
Other Risk Factors for Osteoporosis and What You Can Do About Them
Diabetes, Frailty, and Fractures
Risk Factors for Fractures? Salt, Caffeine, Alcohol, Smoking, Depression, and Several Prescription Drugs
Should You Take Osteoporosis Drugs?
Save Your Bones and Save the Planet
Conclusion: We Need an Evidence-Based Approach to Bone Vitality
Scorecard: Do Milk, Dairy Foods, and Calcium Supplements, by Themselves or Combined, Reduce the Risk of Fractures?
Scorecard: Do Milk, Dairy, and Calcium Intake During Childhood Prevent Fractures?
Scorecard: Does Vitamin D, with or Without Calcium, Reduce Fracture Risk?
References
Index