Drinking multiple cups of black tea (as opposed to green or other tea) with or without milk was linked to a substantially lower risk of fractures in older women who participated in the Calcium Intake Fracture Outcome Study (CAIFOS) and were followed for a mean of 5 years. Specifically, in more than 1000 women with … Continued
Prolonged bed rest is no longer supported by research as a treatment for low back pain. Current knowledge on aging shows that any bed rest of > 2 days is NOT only detrimental to back health but overall health as well. Current knowledge on aging shows that one month of bed rest = 5-6 years … Continued
The best predictor of disability as we age is how much adipose tissue you have. Don’t worry too much about gaining a little bit of weight as you weight train since muscle is more dense than fat. Reference: Wong E., et al: Adiposity measures as predictors of long-term physical disability. Ann Epidemiol. 2012;22(10)710-6.