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Foods Known to Worsen Osteoporosis:

Alcohol, caffeine, salt,  and protein have all been listed as potential culprits that can lead to loss of calcium and bone density. 

Should you cut them out of your diet?
as it is true that most issues affecting nutrition and health, moderation is the key.  To be sure your body gets all of the nutrients it needs--including calcium--your best bet is to eat a wide variety of foods, including a minimum of six servings of vegetables and fruits a day.  Go easy on the salt and junk foods.

Is it true that protein causes calcium loss?
Getting enough protein is essential for good health.  However, too much protein can increase calcium loss.  As the body burns excess protein, it produces a chemical called sulfate, which can cause the kidneys to pass calcium out of the body before it can be absorbed.

Nutrition experts believe that many Americans consume too much protein, not too little.  The recommended daily intake for protein is 44 grams for women and 56 grams for men.  If you're concerned, try keeping track of how much protein you are eating for a week or two to be sure you're getting enough, but not too much.

Should I give up coffee?
Caffeine is believed to reduce the body's ability to absorb calcium, but it is easy to make up for the loss by getting enough calcium each day.  One study showed that calcium loss was highest in postmenopausal women who consumed a lot of caffeine (450 to 1120 mg a day, about 3 to 10 cups) but not enough calcium (440 to 744 mg a day).  If you are getting enough calcium each day, it's ok to have that morning cup of coffee.  Just don't overdo it.

Can I have a glass of wine once in a while?
Absolutely.  Research suggests that excessive alcohol consumption increases the risk of developing osteoporosis, but there is no reason not to enjoy an occasional glass of wine.  In fact, research suggests that moderate consumption of red wine may have some health benefits of its own, including reducing the risk of heart disease.

What about salt?
Salt (sodium) increases the amount of calcium that passes out of the body before it can be absorbed and put to work for your bones.  This is because sodium and calcium compete in the bloodstream to be absorbed by the body.  If sodium wins your body may absorb less calcium than it needs.  The recommended dietary allowance for sodium is 2400mg a day.