Monthly Archives: Apr 2016

Negative Nutrition factors that may influence Bone Health

Alcohol Moderate alcohol intake is not thought to be harmful to bone. In contrast, higher levels of alcohol intake – more than 2 standard units of alcohol daily – were found to produce a significant increase in the risk of hip and other osteoporotic fractures. Excessive alcohol intake is known to have direct detrimental effects […]

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Exercise and Bone 1

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The bones that make up our skeleton are made from living tissue, renewing itself continuously throughout our life. One of the mechanisms that help us build stronger bone, as well as maintaining our skeleton, is physical exercise. Bone and movement are inextricably linked. Bones help convert muscle power into directional motion. Think of the great […]

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Dairy – Good or Bad for your Bones?

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It appears that there still are many conflicting views about the health benefits of cow’s milk and this is being perpetuated by many “health” advisors who tell the public that cow’s milk is only good for calves and the evil source of many an unexplained ailment! Milk makes a very valuable contribution to a healthy […]

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