Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Kids & Osteoporosis - An Epidemic

Courtesy of Parents.Com:

The Broken-Bone Epidemic
Calcium deficiency in U.S. kids is at an all-time high -- and their bodies may pay the price for a lifetime.
By Sandra Gordon

Pages in this Story:

Osteoporosis and Kids

Substitutions, Supplements, and Exercise

Steps Toward Healthy Bones

Surprising Calcium Sources

Osteoporosis and Kids
You wouldn't think that osteoporosis -- the brittle-bone disease that afflicts 10 million Americans over age 50 -- is something you need to worry about for your kids. But now you do. Just ask Maribel Burke, a mother of two from Jacksonville, Florida...

Full story at: http://parents.com/parents/story.jhtml?storyid=/templatedata/parents/story/data/1171647087699.xml&catref=prt83&ordersrc=rafstory

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