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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Amy Joy Lanou; Michael Castleman
|Description:||xi, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1. Why the calcium theory is wrong. --
1. Countries that consume the most milk, dairy foods, and calcium supplements suffer the most fractures --
2. Why some osteoporosis studies should be taken more seriously than others --
3. Milk, dairy foods, and calcium supplements by themselves or in any combination do not prevent fractures --
4. Calcium intake during childhood does not prevent fractures at any stage of life --
5. Vitamin D with or without calcium prevents few if any fractures --
6. The final score : we need a theory that works. --
Part 2. The bone vitality prescription : low-acid eating and daily walking. --
7. The key to strong bones and fracture prevention : the bloodstream's acid/ alkaline balance --
8. Why a forty-year old explanation is "new" --
9. Bricks and mortar : for strong bones, the body needs more than calcium --
10. The case against low-acid eating --
11. Evolving toward low-acid eating --
12. Recipes for low-acid eating --
13. As important as low-acid eating : walk your way to stronger bones. --
Part 3. Other risk factors for osteoporosis and what you can do about them. --
14. Diabetes, frailty, and fractures --
15. Risk factors for fractures? Salt, caffeine, alcohol, smoking, depression, and several prescription drugs --
16. Should you take osteoporosis drugs? --
17. Save your bones and save the planet --
18. Conclusion : we need an evidence-based approach to bone vitality.
|Responsibility:||Amy Joy Lanou, Michael Castleman.|
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
An attention-getting title, but with a questionable message
This is book is pretty thought-provoking and even a little provoking. Having been diagnosed with osteoporosis a few years ago, I picked this up because I was curious what the authors could possibly mean by "Without Dairy...
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