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Is It Time To Stop Taking A Multivitamin?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A multivitamin is very, very unlikely to kill anyone. If there is risk attached to the use of such supplements, it is very small. But there may be some risk -- and there is no reliable indication of benefit.

7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Food
Organic Authority.com

Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but these seven reasons why it is such an important futurefood may just surprise you.

Foods That Can Rev Your Metabolism

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

If you are one of the many people in the battle to fight the bulge, you will be pleased to learn that there are actually foods that may help you burn fat.

Osteoporosis Drugs: The Good, The Bad, The Natural Alternatives

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

Drugs aren't the only answer. Medication or no medication, drinking alcohol and carbonated beverages and smoking aren't recommended, and a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D is beneficial.

Got (Safe) Milk?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

There is no scientific evidence that raw milk is superior to pasteurized milk in any way. If you were to compare nutrition labels, the two are nearly identical.

The Magic of Magnesium: A Mighty Mineral Essential to Health

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

When it comes to building healthy bones, magnesium is as important as calcium and vitamin D are! Without adequate magnesium too much calcium gets inside the cell, causing unforeseen complications.

Osteoporosis Drug Blamed For Leg Breaks

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ABC news reported Monday that a growing number of women are experiencing "unusual breaks" in their thigh bones. Now, many are pointing to the popular ...

General Mills Declares War On Our Kids' Health

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

The ad on television for General Mills' cereals was seemingly benign. Just more marketing of sugary cereals to kids under the guise they are healthy and have whole grains in them.

A Tale Of Kale With Brigitte Mars

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Kale is rich in calcium, iron, potassium, sulfur, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and folic acid. One cup of kale has more calcium than one cup of milk.

Chia: Ancient American Superfood

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Though we've all heard of chia pets, this tiny ancient black seed is a bonafide nourishing food crop. It's considered an energy tonic that enhances joint activity and sexual health.

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

This is the first of three articles on what helps keep bones healthy and strong -- and what does not. We will be covering both prevention of and treatment for osteoporosis for women as well as men.

What You Don't Know About Osteoporosis -- Part 3

Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Sciabbarrasi, M.D.

In this, our final segment on Osteoporosis, let's take a closer look at some of the myths and legends of the effects of eating meat, minerals and proteins and quaffing a pint or two.

Vitamin D Shows Heart Benefits In Study

nytimes.com | Roni Caryn Rabin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Got vitamin D? It may protect you from heart disease....

Eat Your Way To Better Sleep

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

If not sleeping is becoming more the norm; it's time to take a look at your food. Yes, you heard me, your food. More and more evidence is showing that eating habits are linked to sleep habits.

Green Tea May Benefit Bone Health

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research from Hong Kong found that green tea, one of the most popular drinks around the world, may benefit bone health and the researchers suggest...

Osteoporotic Fractures Increase Risk of Dying by 300%

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Breaking a hip or vertebrae increases your risk of dying.

How To Optimize Your Nutrition For Vibrant Health

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, summed up all nutritional research in 3 simple principles: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

It's Time to Change the Discussion About Osteoporosis

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

May marks Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and this year, let's shift the focus from increasing bone density to reducing fracture risk.

Calcium: The Best Ways To Get More

intent.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Calcium is a tricky beast: -- If you get over 250% of your recommended daily allowance, your body can OD on it. -- If you don't get enough, your bones...