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The Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan and Cookbook

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A Medicine through Food™ Guide

How to prepare and combine whole foods to prevent and treat osteoporosis naturally

Dr. Laura Kelly and Helen Bryman Kelly

This book includes more than 100 bone-health recipes ranging from sauces and small plates to soups, salads, and main dishes, drinks and desserts. The authors explain how to make staple ingredients such as ghee and bone health vinegar and how to grow shiitake mushrooms – an important source of vitamin D. Readers can count on their personal nutrition plans and the Kellys’ recipes to provide food that helps calcium reach, and potentially strengthen, their bones.


Drugs that claim to prevent or redress bone loss can actually cause bones to crumble and break. Calcium supplements, fortified processed food, and pasteurised dairy don’t work because the calcium in them doesn’t reach our bones. It’s a grim picture, but The Healthy Bones Nutrition Plan and Cookbook can help. Co-authors Dr. Laura Kelly and Helen Bryman Kelly, daughter and mother, have a firm grasp on the disciplines concerned with bone health, including nutrient absorption and bone metabolism. They offer readers a natural, effective, and safe approach to conserving bone mass and building healthy bones by creating a personalised nutrition plan that includes eating the right foods in the right combinations.

Part One of the book begins with a primer on bone metabolism, including the roles of individual vitamins, minerals, and enzymes that can help build strong bones. Building on this knowledge and more, the authors provide a framework and worksheets so readers can use the recipes and work with their doctors to create their personal nutrition plan for skeletal health.

Product details

Published 2016
Chelsea Green Publishing
Paperback, 16-page colour insert. 304 pages.
ISBN: 9781603586245

Additional information

Weight 0.7 kg
Dimensions 240 × 190 × 19 mm

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