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Many women lack vitamin K for bones

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

The levels of vitamin K in healthy menopausal women are inadequate to maintain bone health, says the lead researcher of a recent study from the University of Michigan School of Nursing. The researchers found that one early effect of declining estrogen is the impairment of vitamin K function, and that the deficiency could seriously compromise [...]

Slow Bone Loss: Study stresses importance of adequate B-12

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Older women with low levels of vitamin B-12 are more likely to experience rapid bone loss, according to new research. The new findings help to establish the importance of vitamin B-12 in the bone health of women as they age. Vitamin B-12, which is found in animal products, such as meat, shellfish, milk, cheese and [...]