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Protecting Your Bones ‘Source from – Physicians committee for Responsible Medicine’

Osteoporosis is a bone-thinning condition commonly seen in elderly men and in postmenopausal women. It can lead to dangerous and potentially disabling fractures, particularly in the vertebrae and the hip. Approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis.1 Calcium is an essential mineral for maintenance of bone integrity, but studies show that adding more calcium to your diet doesn’t automatically protect your bones. In an 18-year prospective analysis of 72,000 postmenopausal women, researchers found that higher total calcium inta[...]

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Health Concerns about Dairy Products

Many Americans, including some vegetarians, still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks.

Bone Health
Calcium is an important mineral that helps to keep bones strong. Our bones are constantly remodeling, meaning the body takes small amounts of calcium from the bones and replaces it with new calcium. Therefore, it is essential to have enough calcium so that the body doesn’t decrease bone density in this remodeling process.[...]

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What is the Difference between Brown & White rice, exactly?

What Is Brown Rice?

Rice is an edible, starchy cereal grain that’s naturally gluten-free .When rice kernels are harvested, they’re enclosed in their outmost layer known as the hull or husk. Brown rice only has the hull of the rice kernel removed so it maintains the grand majority of its inherent nutritional value. When brown rice is further processed to remove the bran as well, then it becomes white rice and loses most of its nutrients as a result of this processing. It retains its fiber and germ which contains vital nutrients.

Health benefits of Brown rice Nutrition

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