January 1, 2007

Natural Osteoporosis Remedies plus Articles and News

Natural Health Remedies for Osteoporosis and Information about Osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis: Vitamin K for Bone Quality and Strength
Research has recognized an important role for vitamin K, which is to contribute substantially to the integrity of bones. The World Health Organization estimates there are 200 million Osteoporosis sufferers worldwide and, according to Osteoporosis Australia, 25 percent of Australian women and 17 percent of men will develop a bone fracture due to osteoporosis, with total incidence expected to rise 83 percent by 2011.

The Nurses Health Study followed 72,327 women between 38 and 63 years of age for 10 years. The researchers found that women with the lowest intake of vitamin K had a 30% higher risk of hip fracture than women with the highest intake of vitamin K. They concluded...Read full article

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