TY - CHAP A1 - Olga Cvijanović A2 - Sandra Pavičić Žeželj A3 - Silvija Lukanović A4 - Nenad Bićanić A5 - Robert Domitrović A6 - Dragica Bobinac A7 - Željka Crnčević Orlić ED1 - Margarita Valdes Flores Y1 - 2013-05-15 PY - 2013 T1 - Osteoporosis and Nutrition — Nutrition, Anthropometry and Bone Mineral Density in Women N2 - Osteoporosis affects the osteo-articular system. However, there are hormonal, kidney related, gastrointestinal and neuromuscular factors among other, that can be involved in the etiopathogenesis of the disease. In the other hand, for osteoporosis prevention there are many lifestyle conditions that are very important, as dietary habits, physical activity, drugs and caffeine intake, smoking, associated diseases, etc. Based on the above, treatment and prevention of osteoporosis have to be addressed in a multidisciplinary and integral approach. The knowledge about bone metabolism and the related disorders represents an extensive field that is currently increasing through many investigations conducted in the world. The purpose of this book is to show several reviews and original investigations related with osteoporosis. BT - Topics in Osteoporosis SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/54433 DO - 10.5772/54433 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-21 ER -