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2008-09-24 06:00:00

By Linda Buch Fitness Q&A QI am 58 and recently learned I have osteoporosis in my hip. After using Fosamax for many years, I decided to do weight lifting and the treadmill. Please address how to keep strong bones. - Marilyn Pedro, Fremont, CALIF. A.

2008-09-22 09:00:12

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, a familiar dance move will bring women across the country together in an effort to protect them against a leading, yet often overlooked, health risk associated with falls - hip fracture.

2008-09-02 15:00:06

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Everything I read or hear about macular degeneration is always about dry macular degeneration. I happen to have the wet kind, and would like to know what its treatments are. I've heard that vitamins work. Do they? Thank you. - T.R.

2008-09-02 03:00:09

By Asp, Karen Sticks and stones may break your bones, but so will a lack of information. Here, six surprising truths about osteoporosis. BY KAREN ASP WENDY MIKOLA HAS A LIFESTYLE ANY PHYSICIAN WOULD PRAISE.

2008-08-29 12:00:33

By On Nutrition/Helayne Waldman IN THE PAST 20 years, Americans have been gulping down milk and calcium pills like never before, yet the rate of osteoporosis, a disabling bone disease, has been rising.

2008-08-27 03:00:24

By Anonymous Vitamin D deficiency in children increases their risk of serious health problems later in life, including decreased bone density and type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes, which is why all pregnant and breastfeeding women should take a prenatal vitamin containing vitamin D.

2008-08-24 18:00:26

Dr. Hugh Butt, whose studies of coagulation showed Vitamin K could help stop internal bleeding, has died in Rochester, Minn. He was 98. Butt's Aug.

2008-08-18 12:00:14

Having too little vitamin D in the body might raise the risk of premature death, a study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows.

2008-08-12 06:00:17

By Mary Brophy Marcus Low levels of vitamin D may raise a person's risk of premature death, a study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows.

2008-07-30 21:00:19

By Lydia Gehring A special request came to me last week. A friend asked for a list of Vitamin K foods. Without giving me any other information she said that it was important to know more about Vitamin K.


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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