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Can Weight Loss = Bone Loss?

Posted on May 16, 2012 by Leave a comment

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weight lossFor many women, bone loss can become a major complication as they age, with osteoporosis leading to fragile, easily broken bones later in life.

Does weight loss play a role in losing bone mass? Yes, and no.

In general weight loss associated with bone loss usually occurs along with some form of serious illness that is causing the weight loss.

On the other hand, people on a balanced weight loss program who are getting adequate nutrition despite cutting calories are at a low risk of experiencing bone loss.

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