One in four women and one in eight men have it in Canada. This bone loss is linked to the bone capital that a woman has or has not acquired throughout her life. Paradoxically, it is in countries where there is a high consumption of dairy products and meat that osteoporosis is more devastating.
Bone loss progresses from osteopenia to osteoporosis. The border between the two states is 11% loss. Beyond this percentage, it is osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the bones to thin and weaken. Bone loss can be prevented by a healthy lifestyle.