Nutrition & Bone Health - Macronutrients


Proper nutrition is critical for optimizing bone health. Nutrition and bone health are dependent on your ability to digest, absorb, and metabolize nutrients, however, it starts with WHAT you are putting into your body.

This conversation focuses on macronutrients and their impact on bone health. Dr. Doug discusses the importance of anabolic state and IGF-1 in building muscle and bone. The goal is to improve osteoporosis by following an anti-inflammatory and nutrient-dense diet. Different diets, such as the alkaline diet, vegan and vegetarian diets, and the Western diet, are discussed, with an emphasis on finding the right diet for individual needs. Dr. Doug also explores the role of protein, dietary fat, and carbohydrates in supporting bone health, as well as the benefits and considerations of consuming dairy and different sources of dietary fat. Remember, this is generalized diet advice on Bone Health.


  • Anabolic state and IGF-1 are crucial for building muscle and bone.
  • Following an anti-inflammatory and nutrient-dense diet can improve osteoporosis.
  • Different diets have varying impacts on bone health, and it's important to find the right diet for individual needs.
  • Protein, dietary fat, and carbohydrates play important roles in supporting bone health.

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