Strong Women, Strong Bones: Everything You Need to Know to Prevent, Treat, and Beat Osteoporosis, Updated Edition (Paperback)
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Based on the latest scientific information, and including practical advice on the best nutrition, exercise, and medication, Strong Women, Strong Bones is an essential guide for any woman who wants to know more about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Includes:
- A one-hour-per-year plan for healthy bones
- A self-test to assess risk factors
- Facts on the most accurate bone-density tests
- Tips on supplements beyond calcium, plus new findings on soy
- The best workouts for strong bones, fully illustrated, with an effective new two-minute exercise
- Facts on the latest medical breakthroughs
- A special chapter for men
About the Author
Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, became a trusted expert on women’s health with her bestselling Strong Women Stay Young (Bantam, 1997), Strong Women Stay Slim (Bantam, 1998), and Strong Women, Strong Bones (Putnam, 2000) books and her monthly column in Prevention magazine, which has reached more than three million readers since 1997. She is lead author and coauthor on original research papers that have been published in distinguished peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association and the New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, she is a WebMD health and fitness expert for CNN.com.
Sarah Wernick was the co-author of several bestselling health books, including Strong Women Stay Young and Strong Women, Strong Bones. She died in 2007.
Wendy Wray is an illustrator who works with graphite and pastels. After earning a BFA in dress design from the Art Institute of Chicago, she eventually journeyed to New York to join the Max’s Kansas City/Warhol group. She now splits her time between Denver, Colorado, and the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.