Stat – Osteoporosis

As everyone knows…Osteoporosis is defined as a weakening of the bones,which can lead to bone fracture of the hip, spine, and other skeletal sites.

But did you know… It is estimated that more than 50% of ALL WOMAN and 20% of ALL MEN over the age of 50 will suffer an osteoporosis fracture at some time in their lives (SOURCE:U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2004)

FOODS & RECOMMENDED DIETARY ALLOWANCE:

CALCIUM: Milk and milk products; 1,000 mg [MEN & WOMEN]

Vitamin D: Fortified milk, sunlight, fish, eggs, butter, fortified margarine; 5 micrograms [MEN & WOMEN]

Vitamin K: Found in green leafy vegetables, fruit, dairy, grain products; 120 micrograms [MEN] & 90 micrograms [WOMEN].

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