WHO said you need more Dairy for bones? Oh no they didn't!

Here are WHO's (World Health Organisation) reccommendations for better bone health and to fight osteoporosis.

* increase physical activity;
* reduce sodium intake;
* increase consumption of fruits and vegetables;
* maintain a healthy body weight;
* avoid smoking;
* limit alcohol intake.

Did they say drink more milk?? more cheese?? 3 a day??? Nope.

Osteoporosis is a disease affecting many millions of people around the
world. It is characterized by low bone mass and micro-architectural
deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone fragility and a consequent
increase in risk of fracture

The current consensus is that approximately 1.66 million hip fractures occur each year worldwide, that the incidence is set to increase four-fold by 2050 because of the
increasing numbers of older people, and that the age-adjusted incidence
rates are many times higher in affluent developed countries than in sub-
Saharan Africa and Asia.

The paradox that hip fracture rates are higher in developed countries where calcium intake is higher than in developing countries where calcium intake is lower clearly
calls for an explanation. To date, the accumulated data indicate that the
adverse effect of protein, in particular animal (but not vegetable) protein,
might outweigh the positive effect of calcium intake on calcium balance.

WHO | Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases
Report of the joint WHO/FAO expert consultation
: "The WHO/FAO Expert Consultation on Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases met in Geneva from 28 January to 1 February 2002 to examine the science base of the relationship between diet and physical activity patterns, and the major nutrition-related chronic diseases. Recommendations were made to help prevent death and disability from major nutrition-related chronic diseases. These population nutrient intake and physical activity goals should contribute in the development of regional strategies and national guidelines to reduce the burden of disease related to obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several forms of cancer, osteoporosis and dental disease. They are based on the examination and analysis of the best available evidence and the collective judgement of a group of experts representing the global scope of WHOs and FAOs mandate. "

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