Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 20th, 2003
According to recent research from France, "Several recent studies have suggested that flavonols, a class of phytochemicals with many biological activities, might exert a protective effect against postmenopausal bone loss. In the present study, we investigated the effects of quercetin and kaempferol, two of the major naturally occurring flavonols on the in vitro bone resorbing activity of osteoclasts."
"Our results indicate that both compounds, at concentrations ranging from 0.1 to 100 microM, reduce bone resorption in a time and dose dependent manner. Significant...
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