• Paleo chef Pete Evans slammed for telling woman with osteoporosis to cut out calcium
    Health
    Erica Rae Chong

    Paleo chef Pete Evans slammed for telling woman with osteoporosis to cut out calcium

    Pete Evans wears many hats. The chef came under fire on social media after he advised a woman with osteoporosis to adopt a paleo diet and cut out calcium on a public Facebook Q&A session. Social media quickly took Evans to task, calling him out on his inaccurate and potentially-harmful medical advice.

  • Strength training gives seniors a boost to bone health
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    Gail Johnson

    Strength training gives seniors a boost to bone health

    When she’s not cycling or skiing, the West Vancouver mom of three goes as often as she can to group-fitness classes that feature everything from cardio to strength training. It’s also an effective and often overlooked means of strengthening the bones—which is vital to people like Deravian who have a family history of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, which leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture, especially of the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder.

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