Now the bad news, that morning cup of coffee or evening drink may be setting you up for this disease. Research has shown that as little as two cups of coffee per day can significantly reduce bone calcium in postmenopausal women. However, it is the caffeine that is the culprit, not the coffee itself, so choose decafe. In addition, chronic alcohol use has also been linked to low calcium levels, which in turn increase the risk of osteoporosis. (4) Continue reading Osteoporosis: Prevention Is the Key! Part 5
On Sept. 18, former Beatle, Paul McCartney presented an award in honor of his wife, Linda, who died last year of breast cancer. Unfortunately, the award was presented at a special event sponsored by PETA–People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Continue reading Animal Rights vs. Human Health?
Only one in three women trying to lose weight exercises for 150 minutes per week, the minimum level of physical activity recommended for all Americans. In order to find out how active you really are, ask yourself these questions: