The Importantace of Dairy

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Why is Dairy Important?

Dairy is important for many health issues, but especially for preventing the silent disease, osteoporosis.

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is when bones become weak and brittle from the lack of dairy products in the body. Anyone can develop the disease but is found more in older women. Usually developed after the age of 35.

Ways to Prevent the Diesease

  1. Get recommended amounts of calcium and vitamin D each day
  2. Engage in regular weight-bearing exercise
  3. Avoid smoking and excess alcohol
  4. Talk to your doctor about bone health

Healthy Choices to Receive Calcium

  1. Yogurt
  2. Oatmeal
  3. Fruit Parfait
  4. Custard
  5. Smoothie
  6. Puddings
To find out more about what osteoporosis actually is and all the people it affects click on the link above.

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