The Bone-Building Solution

Overview

How anyone can have healthy bones–at any age

Osteoporosis is a major health threat already affecting an estimated 44 million Americans–yet optimal bone health is still within reach. The Bone-Builder Breakthrough is a comprehensive guide to building bone health, providing advice for the teenage years through the sixties and beyond on the prevention and reversing of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Based on recommendations in the 2005 Surgeon General’s Report, this accessible, upbeat ...

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Overview

How anyone can have healthy bones–at any age

Osteoporosis is a major health threat already affecting an estimated 44 million Americans–yet optimal bone health is still within reach. The Bone-Builder Breakthrough is a comprehensive guide to building bone health, providing advice for the teenage years through the sixties and beyond on the prevention and reversing of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Based on recommendations in the 2005 Surgeon General’s Report, this accessible, upbeat guide offers exciting news on hidden risk factors and guidance on essential supplements, proper vertical exercise, nutrition, and the important relationship between healthy bones and a healthy heart.

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This revolutionary new book offers unprecedented health benefits...brilliant!
—Dr. Zoltan P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc., Medical Editor of The Encyclopedia of Natural Healing

Written by an all-star team of internationally acclaimed researchers...this book holds the keys to dramatically improving your bone and joining health.
—Dr. Jesse Lynn Hanley, M.D., author of Tired of Being Tired

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470838914
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/6/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,012,650
  • Product dimensions: 5.91 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Sam Graci (Salt Spring Island, British Columbia) is an internationally renowned lecturer, consultant, researcher and formulator in the field of optimal human health and nutrition. He is the founder and president of Graci Research Ltd., a company dedicated to nutritional research and development. As a result of his work, Sam created greens+, an award-winning "green drink" composed of 23 synergistic foods designed to supplement a healthy diet.
A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in adolescent psychology and chemistry, Sam has additional degrees in education, special education and counseling. He has traveled extensively throughout the world, interviewing researchers, reviewing studies and collecting information about medicinal plants, vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, sea vegetables and organic growing techniques. He is a thought-provoking and enthusiastic speaker, making him a popular and frequent guest on television and radio talk shows. Sam is the author of numerous books including The Power of Superfoods, The Food Connection, and the Path to Phenomenal Health.

Dr. Leticia G. Rao PhD., Director of the Calcium Research Laboratory at St. Michael's Hospital and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Medicine, University of Toronto, presenting clinical trials and breakthrough research on preventing osteoporosis with astonishing results. Based on cutting-edge Medical Research.

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Table of Contents

PART I: Factoring in the Bone-Building Solution—a Comprehensive Plan.

Chapter 1: Dramatically Improve Your Bones, Joints, and Fluid Movements.

Chapter 2: New Hope for Bone-Building.

The Top Five Bone-Building Myths.

Beyond Myths: The Bone-Building Solution.

Chapter 3: The Living Micro-Architecture of Bone.

Chapter 4:.. Three Breakthrough Bone-Building Solutions.

Chapter 5: A "Molecular-Targeted" Bone-Building Supplement.

Chapter 6: The Ancient Laws of Color-Coded Eating: Solving the Bone-Building Puzzle.

Chapter 7: Developing an Alkaline Bone-Building Diet.

Chapter 8: Smart Bone-Building Food Choices.

Chapter 9: Ramp Up Bone-Building Metabolic Exercise.

Chapter 10: Five Bone-Building Tips for Every Decade of Your Life: Do a Menu Makeover.

PART II: A Physician’s Perspective on Bone-Building.

Written by: Dr. Carolyn DeMarco, M.D., Practicing Physician and Woman Specialist.

Chapter 11: Put Your Bones to the Test.

Who is at Risk for Weak Bones?.

Chapter 12: The Pros and Cons of Medication .

Good Balance and Core Strength Can Prevent Falling.

PART III: A Research Scientist’s Perspective on Bone-Building.

Written by: Dr. Leticia Rao, Ph.D., Director of the Calcium Research Lab, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.

Chapter 13: Clinical Breakthroughs in Bone-Building Research.

A Natural Prescription for Superior Bone-Building.

Product.Resources.

Suggested Supplements.

10 Excellent Newsletters to Keep You Updated.

Bioidentical Hormone Restorative Therapy.

Wellness Resources.

The Khan Kinetic Therapy.

References.

Index.

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