Can a Macrobiotic Person Get Osteoporosis?

Briscoe, David
November 2002
Macrobiotics Today;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p5
Explains the susceptibility to osteoporosis by people who are followers of macrobiotics. Discussion of how dietary inconsistencies could cause macrobiotics followers to develop osteoporosis; Identification of the most common dietary mistakes followed by people with restrictive macrobiotic habits. INSETS: Supporting Your Kidneys;Exercise;Endocrine Health.


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