Body Basics for Bones: Beat Osteoporosis, Build Better Bones!

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Birchcliff Pub., 2001 - Osteoporosis - 80 pages
Osteoporosis is often referred to as the silent thief-stealing your bone mass without warning. A fracture may be your first sign. Contrary to popular opinion, this is not just a disease of the elderly or unique to women. Most of us know someone with osteoporosis. It is a rapidly growing problem affecting millions of North Americans. In part this is due to changing lifestyles, improper nutrition, less physical activity and a greater reliance on medication.Body Basics For Bones is easy to read and beautifully illustrated. It is packed with up-to-date information and evidence-based practices enabling you to take good care of and build better bones. Topics covered include why we lose bone, food for your bones, sit safely & protect your spine, sports and recreation, what to do if you have a fracture and pain management.

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Contents

What is Osteoporosis Who Gets It? 13 Its Never Too Early
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Why We Lose Bone Mass
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Food For Your Bones
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