By Diane L. Schneider, MD
Prometheus Books, $21.00, 491 pages

Osteoporosis, also known as brittle-bone disease, is the most common health problem facing women today. The disease causes bone loss which creates a fragile skeleton and leads to breakage. Learn how to decrease your risk or prevent broken bones at almost any age with Doctor Diane L. Schneider’s The Complete Book of Bone Health. Get the facts on bone health basics, risk factors, exercise and nutrition, vitamin D, prescription medications and alternate approaches to treatment. Dr. Schneider, a leading expert on bone health, writes a highly readable, sensible approach to prevention and management. She uses a conversational tone and explains technical terms. Easy to understand graphs, charts, diagrams, images of bone x-rays, and other visual information helps with comprehension. Discover the six best strength training exercises to bolster your bones and begin building bone mass now.

With so many conflicting sources on the market, it is hard to find reliable information. This book is designed as a complete resource that can be read cover to cover or by sections. Each chapter ends with a summary with four or five main points. Start on your path to a healthier life.

Elizabeth Franklin