Can protein help prevent osteoporosis?


Yes, protein can help prevent osteoporosis. Protein is important for maintaining bone health, as it is a major component of bones alongside minerals like calcium. During menopause, when women are at high risk of developing osteoporosis, consuming sufficient protein along with staying active can help prevent the condition. High protein intake has been shown to slow down the rate of bone mineral density loss and muscle loss, both of which are crucial for preventing osteoporosis 1 2.

Protein Benefits for Bones

Danny Matranga discusses the myth that protein is bad for bones and highlights the major benefits of protein for bone health. He emphasizes the importance of protein for women going through menopause to prevent osteoporosis.

Dynamic Dialogue with Danny Matranga

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