Osteoporosis & Bone Health

Osteoporosis is a major public health concern, characterized by porous bones that are prone to break. Prevention begins with building healthy bones at a young age. The evidence shows that several factors, including calcium, vitamin D and protein intakes are associated with greater bone mass. Health authorities recognize that milk products are key providers of these bone-building nutrients. Learn more about the research on bone health throughout life and why health authorities recommend milk products as reliable sources of calcium.

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Symposium 2017

Nutrition and Bone Health Across the Lifespan

Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and can lead to increased risk of fracture. Attaining peak bone mass in early life is key to preventing osteoporosis and related fractures later in life.