Strong Bones for Life





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Published on Jun 7, 2011

A presentation by Paulette Chandler, M.D..

Is continuous bone loss an inevitable outcome of aging? What can you do to reduce your risk of fractures and bone loss? Although calcium is important for good bone health, bones need more than calcium. Sunlight, Vitamin D, exercise, and a diet rich in fruits and vegetables are necessary for strong bones. A host of nutrientsVitamin C, Vitamin K, potassium, and magnesiumfound abundantly in fruits, vegetables, and other plant foods, have been shown to promote bone health. Also, what${q}s good for the bones is good for the heart. Bone health mirrors cardiovascular health. Explore the lifestyle you need to build strong bones for life.

Paulette Chandler, M.D., M.P.H. is an associate physician in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women${q}s Hospital in Boston and a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As founder and director of Natural Healing Pathways, a holistic lifestyle coaching organization, she educates individuals about the benefits of a plant-based diet, exercise, stress management, and other lifestyle habits that unite mind, body, and spirit to prevent disease and enhance wellness.

Filming and editing by Dr William Harris M.D. on August 11, 2009 at Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Society of Hawaii http://www.vsh.org


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