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Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones become fragile, weak and brittle from loss of tissue. It occurs when bones lose their strength and density and they can fracture more easily. Osteoporosis is typically a result of hormonal changes, or deficiency of calcium or vitamin D. This disorder owes to loss of calcium and other mineral components, sometimes resulting in pain and decreased height. Skeletal deformities is another consequence of osteoporosis and is quite common in older persons, primarily postmenopausal women.
Osteoporosis particularly affects women after menopause and in their later years, although some men are also affected. Osteoporosis in children is rare. It is usually the result of a chronic health condition such as asthma or cystic fibrosis that is treated with long-term corticosteroid medications. Anticonvulsant drugs may also interfere with calcium and vitamin D metabolism, leading to weak bones.
Genes can play a big role in the risk of developing osteoporosis. For instance, studies show that if your parents had a history of bone fractures, you're more likely to have weaker bones and a higher risk of fractures yourself. The risk of getting osteoporosis is also higher if other family members, like aunts or siblings, had it too. A genetic risk for osteoporosis can be inherited from either your mother or father.
Bone Density Denstiny
How to prevent Osteoporosis
Food Items with Calcium
Foods with Protein
Foods with Vitamin D
1 3/4 cups hobnobs (no chocolate)
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
115g melted salted butter
3 (225g) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
1 (425g) can pureed pumpkin
3 eggs plus 1 egg yolk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. fresh ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 180˚C. Spray 9-inch springform pan.
In medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Add melted butter. Press down flat into a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pumpkin puree, eggs, egg yolk, sour cream, sugar and the spices. Add flour and vanilla. Beat together until well combined.
Pour into crust. Spread out evenly and place in oven for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.
Osteoporosis | Healthinsite
Food and Your Bones | National Osteoporosis Foundation
Osteoporosis | Dietitians Association of Australia
Bone Friendly Recipes | International Osteoporosis Foundation
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