Osteoporosis is very common amongst people who have crossed the age of 50. World Osteoporosis Day is observed every year on October 20th to raise awareness about the same. A considerable number of people are affected by Osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and fragile causing them to break easily due to a minor fall, a bump or even a sneeze. Fractures caused due to osteoporosis can be life threatening and major cause of pain and long term disability.
Foods rich in calcium other than milk
• Seeds (poppy, sesame)
• Fox nuts
• Green leafy vegetables