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Building bone vitality : a revolutionary diet plan to prevent bone loss and reverse osteoporosis

Author: Amy Joy Lanou; Michael Castleman
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This groundbreaking guide reveals the latest clinical studies and the most up-to-date medical information that you can use to help strengthen your bones, reduce the risk of fractures, and prevent osteoposrosis. You'll learn why there's no proof of calcium's effectiveness, despite what doctors say, and why a low-acid diet and daily walking are the only effective ways to prevent bone loss"--Cover, p. 4.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Joy Lanou; Michael Castleman
ISBN: 9780071600194 0071600191
OCLC Number: 249136333
Description: xi, 242 p. : ill. ; 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 --
painlessly --
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.
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An attention-getting title, but with a questionable message

by melissakiser (WorldCat user published 2009-08-06) Good Permalink

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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