Calcium / Nutrition / Research / January 9, 2016

You’ve undoubtedly seen a flurry of media reports on Bolland MJ, et al.’s recently published paper in the British Medical Journal, “Calcium intake and risk of fracture: systematic review.”   Bolland and his co-authors claim that their review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies proves that calcium, whether from foods or supplements, and whether combined with vitamin D or not, has no effect on your risk for fracture. [1]  Balderdash!  For so many reasons, which this article will explain in plain English. I do agree with Bolland et al.’s key point: Calcium ALONE or with ONLY vitamin D (particularly the inadequate amounts of vitamin D used in the studies Bolland et al. include in their review) is unlikely to prevent fractures. Nonetheless, this “systematic” review was systematically set up to “show” that calcium, with or without vitamin D, is…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / October 22, 2015

Yes, we all know that calcium is important. It’s what makes our bones strong, reduces our high blood pressure and regulates our body weight – and dairy is one of the main sources of calcium. We’re introduced to dairy from a young stage in life and it’s so easily incorporated into one’s diet and lifestyle, but what happens when you’re lactose intolerant and you can’t digest dairy? Or you’re a vegan? Or, simply, you’re just someone who doesn’t like dairy at all? What do you do then and how do you get your recommended 1000 mg of calcium a day in order to prevent osteoporosis and deteriorating bone health? Well, enough with the questions (from us, at least!). We’ve put together a grand list of fantastic non dairy sources of calcium we hope you enjoy! 1.  White Beans White beans…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Research / April 4, 2015

  Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara discusses the hotly debated topic of the calcium paradox, its history and what it really means. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂 Hello, my name is Lara Pizzorno. I’m the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here today to share with you some…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / April 2, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara discusses another surprising benefit of calcium supplementation: fat burning! Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂   Hello, my name is Lara Pizzorno, the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here today to share with you some information from the current research that I hope will…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / March 16, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara explains what the calcium paradox means and what it has to do with fat burning. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂   Hello, I’m Lara Pizzorno the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here to share with you today some information with you that…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / March 15, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara talks about a new post-workout drink that you may want to try. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂 Hello, I’m Lara Pizzorno the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here with you to share with you the breaking research that I hope will help…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / March 12, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara discusses how calcium can help you get more fat burning ‘bang’ for your exercise ‘buck’. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂 Hello, my name is Lara Pizzorno the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here to share information with you from the breaking research…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Research / March 10, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara discusses the surprising benefit of calcium: it promotes fat loss. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂 Hello, I’m Lara Pizzorno and I’m here today to share some information with you from the breaking research that I hope will inspire you and help you have…

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Calcium / Experts / Nutrition / Nutrition / Video / March 8, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara discusses the latest research confirming that calcium burns fat and makes us feel fuller, longer. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂   Hello, I’m Lara Pizzorno and the author of “Your Bones” and I’m here today to share some information with you from the…

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Calcium / Nutrition / Nutrition / March 7, 2015

Lara Pizzorno is the author of “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones for Life – Naturally” and a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 29 years of experience specializing in bone health. Recently we asked Lara if she would help us provide a series of short, ongoing videos to help you (our customers and readers) stay up to date on the latest facts and science related to bone health and overcoming osteoporosis naturally. In this latest video, Lara reveals how calcium can help you get and stay in shape, naturally, healthfully, without feeling hungry.. Watch the video below (or read the transcript provided) and let us know what you think in the comments. 🙂 Hello, I’m Lara Pizzorno and I’m here today to share some information with your from the breaking research that relates to bone…

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