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A study at Pennsylvania State University showed that omega-3 fatty acids from plant sources promote bone formation and inhibit bone loss. Twenty-three adult participants were on three different diets with varying ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 ratio had significantly lower levels of a biomarker for bone loss.

Good sources of omega-3 are walnuts or ground flaxseed.

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Reprinted with permission from Vibrant Life, March/April 2008. Copyright © 2009 by GraceNotes. All rights reserved. Use of this material is subject to usage guidelines.

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