There are a lot of risk factors that can lead to bone loss and osteoporosis. Some of these things you cannot change and others you can.
Risk factors you cannot change include:
Other risk factors are:
A healthy diet with enough calcium and vitamin D helps make your bones strong. Many people get less than half the calcium they need. Good sources of calcium are:
Vitamin D is also needed for strong bones. Some people may need to take vitamin D pills. The chart on this page shows the amount of calcium and vitamin D you should get each day.
Recipes to help with a osteoporosis friendly menu:
tomatoes there are 117 recipes here on the blog with tomatoes!
My mom has had osteoporosis for almost as long as I can remember and my middle son has JRA - juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, both have taken the natural route. No drugs and a healthy lifestyle. Also both take all natural supplements to aid in maintaining control of the disease. However, as I mentioned before, seek advise from a health care provider in what is the correct and best treatment/prevention for you.