EAT LOTS OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES FOR GOOD PROTEIN INTAKE – (12-19-05)By
Long-term protein intake and dietary potential renal acid load are associated with bone modeling and remodeling at the proximal radius in healthy children
This is something the high protein diets do not take into account. In this study, higher protein intake was helpful for building stronger bones, BUT, only when accompanied by higher intakes of alkalizing minerals like potassium and magnesium to offset the acid from the proteins. Interesting, calcium intake had no effect.
So, just like everything else, it is about balance-maintaining good intakes of protein in the face of lots of fruits and veggies. You don’t hear this message about true bone health from the dairy industry…
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