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What are the dietary recommendations for someone with osteoporosis?

Someone with osteoporosis should continue to take vitamin D and calcium throughout her life. Foods that are rich in these are milk, yogurt, cheese, dark green leafy vegetables and some cereals fortified with vitamin D. An osteoporotic also should limit her alcohol intake and should not smoke.

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