The Story on A2 Milk

You may have seen A2 milk in the store and wondered what the story is on this milk option. Here’s some info to help you better understand this product. Approximately 82% of the protein in cow’s milk is casein. Beta-casein is the second most common of these casein proteins. There are 12 v...   read full post »

posted on 1/18/2018


A Christmas Gift for my Volume 1 Eating Plan Followers

When I published the Food4Osteoporosis Eating Plan Volume I, I didn’t think anyone would want the nutritional info on the recipes, as my concept was that you follow the Eating Plan and don’t worry about the numbers. My focus was on the person who said, “just tell me what to eat and...   read full post »

posted on 12/24/2017


High Oxalate Foods and Calcium Absorption

Several followers of my Eating Plan have asked me about calcium absorption with high oxalate foods, like beets and spinach, and whether they should avoid high oxalate vegetables. High oxalate vegetables contain many important nutrients beyond just calcium and should definitely be part of a bone heal...   read full post »

posted on 11/18/2017


How much Protein do you need?

My Food4Osteoporosis Eating Plan includes 25 to 30 grams of protein per meal. I’ve been asked about this amount of protein so I thought it would be good to review protein needs. In the US, the general guideline for protein is .8 grams per kilogram body weight (or multiply your weight by .36). ...   read full post »

posted on 10/18/2017


High Salt Diet and Osteoporosis

A study published in April 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation brings a new perspective on the body’s response to a high salt diet. The long-standing assumption that after eating salty food you become thirsty may not be true. You may initially be thirstier, but within 24 hours their ...   read full post »

posted on 9/18/2017


New Research on Vitamin K2 content of Cheeses

Vitamin K2 is key to the body’s process of drawing calcium into the bones and incorporating it into the bone matrix. A poor Vitamin K status is associated with lower bone mass and a higher chance of hip fractures in the elderly. Vitamin K2 is found predominately in animal products with Natto, ...   read full post »

posted on 8/18/2017


Vitamin B6 and your risk of Hip Fracture

A study published June 2017 in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research looked at the effect of B vitamins on the risk of hip fracture. The study was a secondary analysis of data initially collected for 2 studies on cardiovascular disease. The study found that those treated with a high dose of B6 (4...   read full post »

posted on 7/18/2017

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