Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, became a trusted expert on women’s health with her bestselling
Strong Women Stay Young (Bantam, 1997),
Strong Women Stay Slim (Bantam, 1998),
and Strong Women, Strong Bones (Putnam, 2000) books and her monthly column in
Prevention magazine, which has reached more than three million readers since 1997. She is lead author and coauthor on original research papers that have been published in distinguished peer-reviewed journals including the
Journal of the American Medical Association and the
New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, she is a WebMD health and fitness expert for CNN.com.
Based on the latest scientific information and including practical advice on the best nutrition, exercise and medications, a women's guide to the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis offers a self-test to assess risk factors, tips on supplements beyond calcium, tips on nutrition and exercise programs, and more. Reprint.