Fracture-Proof Your Bones (CHES)

Fracture-Proof Your Bones (CHES)

A Comprehensive Guide to Osteoporosis

This course is only for CHES professionals.

People spend more time in the hospital for osteoporosis than for diabetes, heart attacks, and breast cancer combined. Bone density tests only predict 44% of women and 21% of men who will break a bone. Learn the natural lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise guidelines proven to protect bones. Excellent book for nutrition counselors. Evidence-based. 


I was told to take calcium and vitamin D [for my osteoporosis]. That’s it. This book gives so much more… KK, Amazon 10/22

Great book! I will definitely use it as a reference to help my patients! W, Amazon 10/22

14 Hour Program I.D. #114228_FPYB   14 Total Hours / 8 MCHES Hours

Dr. John Neustadt, ND
Course Expiration Date: Nov-28-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.2.2
Product Name

Book Only (2730)

Regular price $28.00 $28.00

14 CE Online Test Only (2731CHES)

Regular price $117.00

14 CE Book & Online Test (2732CHES)

Regular price $140.00

Book Details

Author Dr. John Neustadt, ND
Year Published 2022
Edition 1st
Publisher LiveFullOut Media, LLC
ISBN 978-0578356969
Format Paperback
Page Count 236
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 14 CE Online Test Only: 180100
  • 14 CE Book & Online Test: 180100

Course Objectives

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based

CHES Competencies for 14-hour course- 6  hours

1.1.2 Identify priority population

1.2.6 Identify data gaps

1.3.3 Identify the social, cultural, economic, political, and environmental factors that impact the health and/or learning processes of the priority population(s)

MCHES Competencies for 14-hour course-  8 MCHES hours

3.1.4 Establish training protocol

4.2.8 Adopt, adapt and/or develop instruments for data collection

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

1. Discuss three limitations of using the DEXA numbers as a prediction of bone density and future bone breaks.

2. Describe melatonin’s role in bone health.

3. Identify four commonly prescribed drugs and their functions that can negatively influence bone health and increase bone fractures.

4. Compare and contrast the functions of the following bone building medications: parathyroid hormone, Zometa, and bisphosphonates.

5. Identify the diet shown to lower osteoporosis and fracture risk.

6. Discuss the importance of protein, fiber, and vegetables to bone health.

7. Identify three bone benefits of regular exercise.

8. Describe three sleep habits that improve sleep quality and duration; and how adequate sleep benefits bone health.

9. Discuss the optimum serum concentrations for vitamin D and how it influences bone and immune health.

10. Explain the function of the MK4 form of vitamin K2 and its benefits.

Recommended For...

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Why We Chose This Book

Osteoporosis is a debilitating problem that very negatively affects people, especially women as they
age. Lifestyle decisions and especially exercise and nutrition choices are being recognized as effective in giving relief. Since food is integral to better health outcomes, nutrition counselors need this information.

About the Author

Dr. John Neustadt, ND, has been recognized by Elsevier, the world’s largest medical publisher, as one of the Top 10 Cited Authors in the world. He draws upon his extensive years of research and clinical experience to create this book.