A decreased density of bone compared to normal bone mass of age and sex matched controls. It is the most prevalent bone disease in the world. There are many factors that can contribute to osteoporosis, the most common is postmenopausal, estrogen deficient osteoporosis. More than one-half of women in the United States who are 50 years of age or older will have documented osteoporosis, with major orthopedic consequences common.

Diet-related bone loss is caused by chronic dietary deficiencies in calcium, magnesium, boron, vitamin C, vitamin D, and protein. Absorption of these nutrients becomes inefficient as one ages and not easily assessable from the diet. In most cases they must be supplemented with high quality professional food supplements. Specific bone building factors such as microcrystalline hydroxyapatite (MCHC) and ipriflavone have had strong documentation to significantly regenerate bone.


Acute Management (implement for - 12 months)

Treatment of acute symptoms is aimed at relieving pain and providing comfortable mechanical support for the spine.

  • Cal-Apatite Plus - 6-9 tablets daily with meals.

Cal Apatite Plus features calcium-rich microcrystalline hydroxyapatite concentrate (MCHC), along with Ipriflavone, a unique isoflavone derivative that helps support positive bone metabolism. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for the maintenance of healthy bones. Vitamin D stimulates intestinal calcium absorption and helps to regulate calcium and phosphorus homeostasis in the body. Along with regular exercise

and a healthy diet,  it can play a significant role in reducing the rate of bone loss or bone thinning and in protecting bone strength.


  • Cal-Apatite Forte - 6-9 tablets daily with meals.

Cal Apatite Forte Capsules is an excellent bone support formula that provides extra MCHC (3,036 mg per serving). This comprehensive formulation also supplies optimal levels of vitamin

  • Appropriate Wellness EssentialsTM formula - 1-2 packets daily

Key Vitamins & Minerals, Essential Fatty Acids, PLUS Patient Specific Nutrition.

NOTE: In severe osteoporosis, add Kaprex at 1 softgel twice daily.   Inflamation has been documented with accelerated bone loss.


Recovery / Maintenance

  • Cal-Apatite Plus - 4-6 tablets daily with meals.
  • MCHC with ipriflavone and vitamin D.
  • SpectraSoy - 1-3 tablets daily.

SpectraSoy is an exciting new product that features Novasoy, a patented super concentrate of soy isoflavones. Soy foods contain a broad spectrum of isoflavones, including genistin, genistein, daidzin, daidzein, glycitin, and glycitein, plus other naturally occurring compounds. Because SpectraSoy is a direct extract of soybeans, it maintains the same natural spectrum of isoflavones found in soy foods, in their commonly occurring forms and ratios. Remarkable Health Protective Effects of Soy Isoflavones: May help to maintain bone density, as shown by preliminary research; may have profound effects regarding the maintenance of reproductive tissue health in both men and women; helps to maintain a healthy balance of hormones (especially useful for menopausal and postmenopausal women); and promotes good cardiovascular health by maintaining healthy cholesterol levels and inhibiting thrombin formation and platelet activation.

  • Appropriate Wellness EssentialsTM formula - 1-2 packets daily

Key Vitamins & Minerals, Essential Fatty Acids, PLUS Patient Specific Nutrition.


Contributing Factors

Major Risk:

  • Family history of osteoporosis Caucasian, Asian, other non-black ethnic background
  • Hydrochloric acid deficient Slender build, underweight or small muscle mass
  • Low intake of vitamins/minerals Early menopause; prolonged cessation of menopause
  • Late menarche or amenorrhea Prolonged use of corticosteroids, antacids, diuretics

Minor Risk:

  • Emotional stress Sedentary life style; prolonged immobilization
  • Excessive dieting Excessive intake of alcohol, caffeine, or salt
  • High fiber intake Intake of foods high in phosphates, phytates, oxalates, or fat
  • Cigarette smoking


Dietary Suggestions

  • Anti-Inflammatory Diet

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