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By Kate Rheaume-Bleue

The key to heading off calcium-related osteoporosis and atherosclerosis

While thousands of individuals take calcium and nutrition D vitamins considering they are aiding their bones, the fact is, with no the addition of diet K2, this type of future health routine might turn out risky. with no diet K2, the physique can't direct calcium to the bones the place it truly is wanted; as a substitute, the calcium is living in delicate tissue (like the arteries)--leading to a mix of osteoporosis and atherosclerosis, or the feared "calcium paradox." this can be the 1st publication to bare how common a nutrition K2 deficiency is, and the danger (in the shape of melanoma and diabetes, between different illnesses) the absence of diet K2 poses.

Written via Dr. Kate Rheaume-Bleue, a favored health and wellbeing specialist on Canadian tv and radio, "Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox" sounds a caution in regards to the approval for the calcium and nutrition D craze, whereas illustrating the big future health merits of diet K2 in making the physique much less at risk of dental cavities, middle sickness, prostate melanoma, liver melanoma, diabetes, wrinkles, weight problems, varicose veins, and different ailments.The publication demystifies this imprecise supernutrient--a fats soluble diet that people as soon as thrived on, overlooked by means of scientists for nearly seventy yearsDetails how the intake of grass-fed animals ended in enough nutrition K2 intake--while grain-based animal feed helped eliminate diet K2 from our dietsDescribes how medical professionals are elevating prompt doses of calcium and diet D--without prescribing diet K2Details extra damning evidence approximately transfats--and how the production of a man-made diet ok interfered with the body's diet ok metabolism

An crucial ebook for a person attracted to bone well-being, or keeping their total health and wellbeing, "Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox" is the consultant to taking the correct mix of supplements--and including nutrition K2 to an everyday regimen.

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Identify. QP772. V56R54 2012 612. 3′99 C2012-905317-9 construction credit conceal layout: Diana Sullada Typesetting: Thomson electronic conceal snapshot: Getty pictures Editorial credit dealing with Editor: Alison Maclean construction Editor: Jeremy Hanson-Finger John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. 6045 Freemont Blvd. Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4J3 www. wiley. com To Sterling, i'm hoping by the point you're grown up, this may all be universal wisdom. Acknowledgments firstly i would wish to thank my outstanding literary agent, Rick Broadhead. Rick instantly famous the price of my inspiration, helped me form the notion, came upon a house for my booklet at Wiley and supported me in each step of the publishing and advertising and marketing approach. thank you, Rick. thanks to my relations for his or her help and endurance during the writing method and past. i am specifically thankful to my husband, Chris, for his encouragement and analogies, and to my in-laws, Linda and David, for widespread babysitting and puppy strolling. To my very own mom and dad, thank you for instilling in me a feeling of interest, an appreciation of language and backbone. additionally to my sister, Robin, thank you for being in my nook. thanks to my many expensive pals who supported me alongside the way—whether you knew it or now not. i am rather appreciative of you, Rahima, Paula, Jenny, Cher, Lynn, Lara, Lisa and Joyce. simply in case i do not get an opportunity to assert it in different places, i am deeply appreciative of each member of my “Factors Family”—you comprehend who you are—for aid and proposal. i am particularly grateful to Joanne Aldridge. Jo, thank you for conserving me prepared, placing out fires and making issues ensue. i might prefer to gratefully recognize heart specialist and writer Dr. William Davis, who generously contributed the case research featured in bankruptcy 6. thank you, invoice. it has been a true excitement and honor operating with each member of the staff at John Wiley & Sons, Canada. i think like my e-book and that i belong the following, and i am grateful for that. eventually, i might prefer to convey my humble gratitude to the numerous magnificent researchers and actual clinical specialists whose names look within the endnotes of this e-book. This e-book wouldn't have been written with no your efforts and that i desire it does justice in your paintings. bankruptcy 1 The Calcium Paradox In April of 2011, foodstuff researchers stunned the scientific neighborhood once they published—in the distinguished British scientific magazine no less—the result of one more calcium and center overall healthiness examine. based on the examine, ladies who complement with calcium to avoid osteoporosis are at the next probability of atherosclerosis (formation of calcium plaques within the arteries), middle assault and stroke than those that do not. 1 the end result used to be transparent: the elevated threat of demise from middle affliction linked to calcium vitamins outweighed any gain to bone well-being. in line with this study, for each bone fracture calcium supplementation prevents, it precipitates most likely deadly heart problems occasions. This used to be now not the 1st research to file this miraculous discovering; it was once the 3rd trial to verify the rage.

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