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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

7th Edition
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ISBN: 9781337919333

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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

7th Edition
Brown + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337919333
Textbook Problem

A lack of body fat and low levels of estrogen can lead to the loss of bone mineral accretion and density, and increases the risk for osteoporosis and fractures.

____ True

_____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “A lack of body fat and low levels of estrogen can lead to the loss of bone mineral accretion and density, and increases the risk for osteoporosis and fractures” is true or false

Introduction: Bones play many vital roles in the body. They provide structure, protect organs, anchor muscles, and stores calcium.

Explanation

Person L is diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 before her plan to become pregnant. Person L works with a dietitian-nutritionist to maintain her blood glucose level. They both developed certain plans to maintain her blood glucose level.

Estrogen plays an important role in maintaining bone health in women. Conditions that result in decreasing the estrogen level are menopause and ovariectomy. This affects bone mass and bone strength. There is a direct relationship between estrogen reduction after menopause and osteoporosis development...

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