Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in the density of bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones.
INCIDENCE: 1 in 3 women( 50yrs+)
1 in 5 men(50yrs+)
IN INDIA: 300 million men and women
-Expected increase in no. of osteoporosis cases in next 10 yrs is 50%
NUTRIENTS FOR BONE HEALTH:
THERE ARE NO SYMPTOMS IN THE EARLY STAGES OF OSTEOPOROSIS.
USUALLY PEOPLE HAVE A FRACTURE BEFORE LEARNING THAT THEY HAVE THE DISEASE.
SOURCES OF CALCIUM RICH DIET