Low dietary potassium intakes and high dietary estimates of net endogenous acid production are associated with low bone mineral density in premenopausal women and increased markers of bone resorption in postmenopausal women

So, if dairy is not the answer, you query…than where does osteoporosis come from?  It is a disease of lifestyle.

This article is a wonderful reminder of how deficiencies in the Western diet can really wreak long term havoc on our health.  Potassium helps to buffer the acids that we take in while eating a highly refined, animal based diet.  Without adequate potassium the body can use calcium to buffer these acids, resulting in net loss of bone.

James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.