The Role Of Diet In Osteoporosis Prevention And Management


Current Osteoporosis Reports

Date Published

22 September 2012


Silvina Levis & Violet S. Lagari


Diet, a modifiable osteoporosis risk factor, plays an important role in the acquisition and maintenance of bone mass. A good general nutritional status and adequate dietary protein, calcium, vitamin D, fruits, and vegetables have a positive influence on bone health, while a high caloric diet and heavy alcohol consumption have been associated with lower bone mass and higher rates of fracture. As is the case for the prevention and management of many chronic illnesses, most studies confirm the positive role of a healthy diet to maintain bone health.

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