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Osteoporosis

Author: 
Misner, Scottie
Publication Date: 
January 2011
Publication Number: 
AZ9712
Pages: 
4 pp.
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.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Nutritional Sciences
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ9712
Keyword: 
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health