Two large studies of almost a million people published in the April 2014 issue of the British Medical Journal suggest that while there is no doubt that vitamin D is essential for bone health and cell communication, there is no clear evidence that vitamin D is beneficial against other health
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When it comes to nutrition and bone health, vitamin D and calcium tend to get most of the attention. That’s fair, since those two nutrients are the keys to keeping bones strong. But other vitamins and minerals are important to bone health, too.
“In addition to calcium and vitamin D, it’s
Nutrition experts frequently recommend eating cold-water, fatty fish, and salmon often tops the list.
“Salmon is an excellent source of lean protein—a 3-ounce serving provides 23 grams,” says Tanya Freirich, MS, RD, CDN, a dietitian at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. “It’s also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, two
In the vitamin K supplement world, studies confirm a form of vitamin K2 called MK-7 is the emerging star for effective osteopenia and osteoporosis treatment. Make sure your supplement has this if you want good results.