Calcium supplementation: Protect your bones and heart

Calcium supplementation: Protect your bones and heart

Did you know that 34 million people in the US have low bone mass and 10 million people already have osteoporosis? One out of every 2 women and one in 4 men over 50 will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in his or her lifetime. Hip fractures are very serious among the elderly and cause many deaths every year.


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19 Dec, 11

Osteoporosis in Modern African Women on the Rise

Osteoporosis affects 1 in 3 women, 1 in 5 men and potentially, 4 - 6million South Africans.

A widely held belief is that African women tend to have a higher bone mineral density (BMD) than females of other cultures and backgrounds. This unconfirmed statistic is rapidly changing, however, as figure conscious females keep an increasingly watchful eye on their weight, impacting negatively on the density

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11 Feb, 11