Abstract or Description:
Originally published: 2000
Osteoporosis means "porous bones." it is a condition where the skeleton becomes fragile and results in broken bones under normal use. Osteoporosis is a "silent" condition that happens slowly over years. This publication discusses the symptoms and the risk factors of osteoporosis, as well as how to prevent it.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ9712
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health