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Emerging serious risks now make calcium supplementation an unwise choice. A five year Auckland University study was recently halted upon finding that supplementing with 1000mg of calcium a day increased the incidence of heart attack by 40 percent in women over 70 years. More

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Read this reassuring article by Adriane Fugh-Berman – a rare voice of sanity in a world where osteoporosis is diagnosed and treated in hundreds of thousands of well women who do not  (and in all likelihood won’t ever) suffer from the condition. Highly recommended.

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Alkaline balance in the body is very important for bone health but the processes of living, the modern diet and the metabolism of food can produce a great deal of acid in our systems. To maintain normal blood pH level, alkalizing minerals are withdrawn from bone as needed. The establishment of a mostly alkaline state in the body is necessary for bone health, immune strength and overall well-being. Read more about it at Dr Susan Brown’s website and try testing yourself to see whether you are acidic or not. It’s simply done with an early morning urine test.

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The new device, using vibration therapy may help build bone mass in people with osteoporosis, children with cerebral palsy, and those hovering above Earth in zero gravity.

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