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Eating to Prevent Osteoporosis

Early, Continuous Prevention is Key

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Too much controversy for me. I drink two glasses of skim milk every day along with other sources of calcium including leaving the bones in tuna & salmon and eating lots of greens. Do what is right fr you. Report
got several ideas from the article. thanks Report
I've been reading up on osteoporosis foods and calcium supplements and this article lacks a whole lot of up to date information. I agree with some of the comments below, we should look for more thorough info. Report
Thanks for the info. Report
Seem like this article could be more thorough. Report
Not a very thorough article. Best to look for more information elsewhere - what about the role of soy, vitamins D and K, for example? Or some explanation - why salmon instead of tuna? Report
Has no one proof-read this article? Right after, if you can't have milk, it suggests ingesting milk and yogurt! I expect more rigor from SparkPeople. Report
STKADAMA
What are options for someone prone to kidney stones from calcium. I was just diagnosed with osteoporosis and read some scary things about Fosamax side affects. Has anyone had success with Fosamax. My doctor wants me to take it, but not sure if the risks or possible side affects (broken femurs and disfigured jaw just to name a few) are worth it. I haven't read enough about osteoporosis to know how debilitating it can become over years. Report
I've read many studies that say to ditch the grains if you need bone density. The reason is that grains promote INFLAMMATION and take buffer from the skin first, then the bones, and last, the muscle. These studies say to get your calcium from green vegetables. So that's what I do.
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Good article. Report
Thanks for sharing Report
POWERVEGAN
Please don't push dairy like this, it is simply not needed. Best Wishes To All. Report
I been taking calcium oills fir a few years now because my doctor told me it helps my bones. That I needed them to keep strong bones. Report
JSIEVERT
Just an FYI- people who are lactose intolerant should be able to consume yogurt and hard, aged cheeses, because in those dairy products the lactose has been broken down already. If you are lactose intolerant and would like to see if it works for your body, try a small amount of yogurt, and go from there. I get so frustrated with all the negative comments towards animal-related foods on this site. We are not all vegans. I personally have no desire to be one. I don't hate on others for being vegetarians or vegans. All I ask is the same respect in return. Apparently it's too much to ask for a little respect from other grown adults. Report

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