Nutritional Interventions in Osteoporosis

Susan J. Whiting, PhD; Hassanali Vatanparast, MD

Disclosures

Geriatrics and Aging. 2005;8(9):14-20. 

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Conclusion

For adults over 50 years of age, the DASH diet emphasizing fruit and vegetables as well as dairy products and whole grains and beans, together with a calcium and a vitamin D supplement, will provide dietary defense against osteoporosis. For persons with osteoporosis, these dietary treatments are needed as adjuncts to therapy.

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