FOODS FOR PREVENTION: Calcium and osteoporosis
- Osteoporosis and calcium. // Total Health;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p10
Reveals that increased calcium use protects bones from osteoporosis. Annual rate of hip fractures; Increase in daily calcium requirements among older adults.
- What's best for your bones. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jul2001, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1
Discusses options available in preventing and treating osteoporosis. Benefits of consuming plenty of low-fat dairy foods; Importance of getting enough vitamin D; Adverse effects of taking too much calcium; Lifestyle changes that can help prevent osteoporosis; Features of bone-density tests. ...
- Why milk is not enough. Firshein, Richard // Psychology Today;May/Jun98, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p26
Suggests ways on how to prevent osteoporosis or thinning of bones among women. Nutrients that are helpful in preserving bone; Problem that could result from high levels of calcium; Recommended dose of calcium.
- Beyond calcium: Nutrition strategies to protect your bones. Forman, Adrienne // Environmental Nutrition;Dec96, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1
Reports that calcium is the primary player in preventing osteoporosis. Importance of calcium retention; Nutrients that fend off osteoporosis; Recommendations of the National Institutes of Health; Calcium carbonate supplements.
- Calcium and osteoporosis. // Geriatrics;Oct97, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p15
Provides information about dietary calcium and osteoporosis. Recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of calcium for persons age 31 to 50 and for age 51 and older; Explanation of Robert Lindsay, president of the National Osteoporosis Foundation about the importance of calcium nutrition; Foods that...
- Calcium supplementation of the diet: justified by present evidence. Nordin, B.E. Christopher; Heaney, Robert P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/21/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6731, p1056
Examines the relevance of calcium supplement of the diet. Importance of calcium in the genesis and management of osteoporosis; Comparison between the effectivity of calcium supplementation and estrogen for bone loss; Effects of calcium on tubercular bone; Attribution of inadequacy of calcium...
- Not for women's bones only. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Nov97, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p2
Focuses on the findings of a study which indicate that calcium and vitamin D work well in reducing the risk of osteoporotic fractures in men, as it does for women. Percentage of men affected by osteoporosis by the age of 75; Recommendations issued by the National Institute of Medicine for all...
- HOW TO INCREASE INTAKE: CALCIUM AND DAIRY. Rubin, Karen Wilk // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p72
Cites the health benefits of consuming foods with calcium. Food sources of calcium; Recommendations for preventing osteoporosis; Ways to add calcium to menus.
- Got calcium? Lord, Mary // U.S. News & World Report;5/27/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 18, p54
Reports on the importance of calcium to children. Notion that many children are not consuming enough in their diet; Discussion of the risk of osteoporosis; Why teenagers need calcium more than any other age group; Role of parents in helping children to get enough calcium; Consideration of milk...