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Soy, dried plum reverse bone loss

October 23, 2008  
Filed under Aging, Dietary

CM NEWS – Scientists may have found a dietary solution to reverse bone loss. A recent study indicates that a combination of soy protein, dried plum and substances used in making artificial sweeteners can restore bone mass in ovarian hormone deficient rats. Read more

Red yeast rice promotes bone formation

June 7, 2008  
Filed under Dietary

red-yeast-rice4CM NEWS – Red yeast rice, rice fermented with a special purple-red mold, has been known for its abilities to lower cholesterol and blood lipid levels. A recent study opens up the possible use of red yeast rice to stimulate bone formation, which might be good news for patients with osteoporosis. Read more

Soy boosts bone density in menopausal women

December 27, 2007  
Filed under Aging, Women's health

NutraIngredients.com – Increased soy isoflavone consumption from dietary or supplemental sources for six months can boost mineral density in the spine by almost one gram in menopausal women, according to a meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials. Read more