Strong Women, Strong Bones provides women with all of the information they need to prevent, treat, and beat osteoporosis. Starting around age thirty-five, women lose up to one percent of their bone mass each year. Often symptoms don’t appear for decades, and while the disease is preventable and treatable, calcium and walking aren’t enough. Strong Women Strong Bones features a one-hour-per-year plan for healthy bones, a questionnaire that reveals hidden risk factors, tips on supplements beyond calcium, recommended exercise beyond walking, facts on medications, and a special chapter for men. This book received the Book for a Better Life Award in 2001.
Miriam E. Nelson, PhD with Sarah Wernick, PhD. (New York Times bestseller). Putnam Books, 308 pages, April 2000.