Soy protein may improve bone health says new study

soy, bone health, soy osteoporosis, soy oestrogen, bone health dietSoy protein seems to have positive effects on bone metabolism and body composition, experts highlight in Food & Function.

We know that high cholesterol is associated with heart health and bone loss. And osteoporosis contributes to increased morbidity and mortality and is influenced by diet. Continue reading

Aspirin may reduce risk of fracture

Low-dose aspirin has been used as a blood thinning medicine for many years, helping prevent heart attack and stroke in people at high risk. Its benefits may extend further still as experts reveal that aspirin may preserve bone mineral density and reduce fracture risk. Continue reading

COMPELLING evidence that older adults should exercise

age, exercise, muscle, bone, older athlete, arthritis digestPhysically active older adults enjoy a whole range of positive health benefits says a large evidence review.

Published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, the review assessed the relationship between physical activity and health in adults aged 60 years or older. Continue reading