Nutrition and Bone Health Across the Lifespan

bone health

The Westernized diet is now found to be responsible for more and more degenerative diseases. It is well known the link between diet and increased risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. New research is now implicating diet and nutrition to osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease. This article focuses on bone health and osteoporosis.

Bone health has become more important as osteoporosis has gotten to be a global health problem with increasing significance as people are living longer and the world’s population is increasing. More focus is on prevention of osteoporosis and its complications as priority to essential socioeconomics. Urgently needed is the development and implementation of nutritional approaches in prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

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