Adults with undiagnosed coeliac disease (UCD) tend to have lower bone density despite consuming more calcium and phosphorous, according to new research led by George Mason University’s College of Health and Human Services.
Nutrition & Hydration
Athletic performance depends on the strength of your bones and muscles. Strong bones also protect against osteoporosis.
Scoliosis has been in the news this month after Princess Eugenie opted for a backless wedding dress that showed off the scar from her surgery at the age of 12.
Diet is much less important than genes in determining whether you’re likely to develop gout, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.
A new review article in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) highlights the benefits of vitamin D in athletes.
A higher intake of dairy foods, such as milk, yogurt, cheese and cream, is associated with higher bone density and greater spine strength in men, according to a new study.
A Mediterranean diet — high in fruits and vegetables, nuts, beans, grains, fish and olive oil, and low in meat and dairy foods — has long been associated with good health, including a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and certain other chronic diseases. Now, a new study suggests it’s also beneficial for older
People who eat fibre-rich foods such as muesli may have better bone health and a lower risk of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Supplements containing calcium or vitamin D do not reduce the risk of bone fractures in older people, according to a research review.
Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, but new research shows that vitamin D deficiency is common in later life.