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bone mineral density

Watch videos about bone mineral density

  • Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Phytates for the Prevention of Osteoporosis
    Women who consume the most high-phytate foods (whole grains, beans, and nuts) appear to have better bone density.
  • Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
    The consumption of phosphorus preservatives in junk food and injected into meat may damage blood vessels, accelerate the aging process, and contribute to osteoporosis.
  • Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
    Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
  • Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
    Alkaline Diets, Animal Protein, & Calcium Loss
    The decades-old dogma that the acid-forming quality of animal protein leads to bone loss has been called into question.
  • Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk
    Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk
    Soymilk (soya milk) should be shaken before pouring to get at the calcium that settles to the bottom.
  • Long-Term Vegan Bone Health
    Long-Term Vegan Bone Health
    The bone mineral density of vegans compared to omnivores.