In Episode 83 of the Real World Wellness Podcast, Christine chats with medical writer Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT about bone health based on her 2013 book Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis & Have Strong Bones for Life.
We talk the bone formation process and reasons for bone loss including modern processed food deficient in key nutrients, a sedentary lifestyle, prescription medications, and genetic makeup. We also discuss vitamins and minerals that support bone health especially Vitamin K2, and how to obtain them through whole foods and supplements. Finally, Lara explains state-of-the-art bone density tests and genetic tests that provide a comprehensive picture of bone health and risk factors for bone loss.
Lara’s Book on Amazon:Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis & Have Strong Bones for Life.
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Next Episode: Christine will chat with Dr. Joe Tatta, doctor of physical therapy and certified nutrition specialist about his integrative approach to healing pain and his new book Heal Your Pain Now.