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Articles On Bones and Skin

October 5, 2014

Diet Alters Gut Bacteria, Influences Bone Disease Risk

"Growing evidence suggests that changes in the microbiome composition may contribute to development of diseases ranging from cancer to chronic inflammatory disorders such as multiple sclerosis."

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March 30, 2014

Psoriasis and the Microbiome

". . . we hypothesize that common immune-mediated inflammatory pathways seen in the “skin-joint-gut axis” in psoriatic arthritis are induced or at least mediated by the microbiome"

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July 2, 2013

Omega-3 from Fish and Flax Backed to Prevent Broken Hips: Study by Nathan Gray

". . . suggests that plant sources of omega-3 may be just as important for preventing hip fractures in women"

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April 19, 2013

Chocolate May Worsen Acne, Say Researchers by Oliver Nieburg

"Eating chocolate may increase incidence and severity of acne by stimulating microorganisms that cause the condition, according to a team of Dutch researchers."

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March 27, 2013

Vitamin K2 Shows 'Extremely Important Improvements in Clinical Outcomes' for Bone Health by Stephen Daniells

"...chocolate stimulated Propionibacterium acne or Staphylococcus aureus, two microorganisms involved in the pathogenesis of the skin infection."

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March 4, 2013

Calcium and Vitamin D Findings Show That Caring For Your Bones Can Be Complicated by Gisela Telis

"Most of the data show that dietary calcium is better for you and your bone integrity, so if you can get the calcium you need through your diet, you shouldn't take a calcium supplement."

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March 1, 2013

Prebiotics May Aid Calcium Absorption

"Some research suggests that colonic fermentation of prebiotics may promote an intestinal environment that is favorable to calcium absorption."

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February 20, 2013

High GI-Diet And Dairy Intake Linked To Acne

"The study showed that a high glycemic index/glycemic load diet and high dairy intake are the primary factors in establishing the association between acne and diet."

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February 18, 2013

Probiotic Helps Male Mice Build Healthy Bones

"For the study, the researchers fed the mice Lactobacillus reuteri, a probiotic known to reduce inflammation, a sometimes harmful effect of the body's immune response to infection."

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