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Part 2: Treating Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

Posted on 4/18/2013 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: kid's health, osteoporosis, sun, vitamin D
 In Part 1, we discussed the increasing trends of soda consumption and sugar as contributing factors to osteopenia. In this post, the focus will be on addressing the imbalances affecting bone health in order to restore overall health...

Part 1: Increasing Trends of Osteoporosis and Osteopenia in Young Adults

Posted on 4/11/2013 by Dr. Adrian den Boer
Categories: kid's health, lifestyle, osteoporosis, soda

The increasing trend of soda consumption has risen drastically, with a 60% jump from 1989 – 2008 in children 6 – 11 years of age (Institute of Medicine, 2012). As a staple for most children, the effects of soda on health, especially bone health, is tremendous...