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Drink beer for healthy bones

Beer may help keep bones strong because it's a rich source of dietary silicon, which contributes to bone mineral density, a new study reports.

These bones were made for walkin'

Modern humans are developing weaker bones due to sedentary lifestyles, making us more susceptible to osteoporosis, according to a new study.

5 interesting facts about osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is defined as a systemic skeletal disease associated with decreased bone mass and quality, decreased muscle power and an increased tendency to fall.

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Healthy Bones

Tereza is the CEO of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and worked as a Nursing Sister in the field of Osteoporosis for 18 years prior to her appointment with the Foundation. She used to be the Educational Officer for the Foundation and co-wrote the patient brochure on Osteoporosis. Read more

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