24 episodes

UNBREAKABLE - The OC Podcast from Osteoporosis Canada features evidence-based information from healthcare providers and subject matter experts, as well as personal stories from those affected by osteoporosis.

UNBREAKABLE - The OC Podcast Osteoporosis Canada

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

UNBREAKABLE - The OC Podcast from Osteoporosis Canada features evidence-based information from healthcare providers and subject matter experts, as well as personal stories from those affected by osteoporosis.

    The Function of Protein with Dr. Susan Whiting

    The Function of Protein with Dr. Susan Whiting

    We know that protein is important but what function does it play in our overall health and more specifically bone and muscle health. On this episode, Dr. Susan Whiting, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan and one of Canada’s leading nutrition scholars and an internationally recognized authority on vitamin D and calcium supplementation, discusses what protein is, the important functions of protein in the body, how to determine the amount of protein required daily and more.

    • 15 min
    New Osteoporosis Canada Nutrient Recommendations with Dr. Wendy Ward

    New Osteoporosis Canada Nutrient Recommendations with Dr. Wendy Ward

    In October 2023, Osteoporosis Canada published the New Clinical Practice Guideline For Management Of Osteoporosis And Fracture Prevention In Canada. This guideline contains new recommendations on various areas important for bone health including nutrition featuring five nutrient recommendations: calcium, vitamin D, protein, magnesium and vitamin K. On this episode, Dr. Wendy Ward, Professor in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University, Canada Research Chair in Bone and Muscle Development and Chair of the Nutrition Guideline working group will discuss the new nutrient recommendations and how we can apply them to our daily life.In Partnership With ThinkBeef.ca

    • 15 min
    How To Safely Start Exercising At Any Age with Dr. Lora Giangregorio

    How To Safely Start Exercising At Any Age with Dr. Lora Giangregorio

    For many people, being active and sticking to a regular exercise schedule is not part of their daily routine. However, once diagnosed with osteoporosis – exercise needs to become a habit, but many people are unsure of how to begin. On this episode, Dr. Lora Giangregorio, Professor and Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility and Aging in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, will discuss the importance of exercise for bone health, how a person can design a program safely and if a person has fractured due to osteoporosis and wants to start an exercise program, what should they consider before they begin.

    • 21 min
    Let’s Talk About Protein with Lucia Weiler

    Let’s Talk About Protein with Lucia Weiler

    In addition to vitamins and minerals, protein is an important nutrient for your bone health and in the management of osteoporosis. On this episode, Registered Dietitian Lucia Weiler explores the significance of protein for bone and muscle health, how animal and plant proteins differ, the vital role of amino acids and how to easily integrate protein into a balanced eating pattern.In Partnership with Danone Canada and Oikos

    • 14 min
    Food and Your Mood: Eating Well and Feeling Fantastic with Sue Mah

    Food and Your Mood: Eating Well and Feeling Fantastic with Sue Mah

    Eating well isn’t just for bone health but also for your overall health including your mental health. There is a lot to consider when making food choices and on this episode Registered Dietitian Sue Mah, with over 25 years of experience and Fellow of Dietitians of Canada will discuss how you can eat well and feel fantastic, how to avoid food pitfalls and conflicting information and how what and when you eat is connected to how you feel and more.In partnership with Danone Canada and Oikos

    • 18 min
    What About Supplements with Dr. Teri Charrois

    What About Supplements with Dr. Teri Charrois

    Our bodies need vitamins and minerals but we may not always be able to get the required amounts through our food choices. Supplements may be required to ensure your needs are met.But can taking too much of a supplement or taking supplements for too long be harmful? On this episode Dr. Teri Charrois, pharmacist and Associate Dean of Practice Innovation and Professor of Teaching at UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences discusses what you need to know about supplements including the difference between water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and if taking too much of a supplement can be harmful.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Great content!

This is such a great resource for people looking for information on bone health and osteoporosis.

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