Osteoporosis is a disease characterised by a decrease in the density and quality of the bone and, as a consequence, an increase in the risk of suffering fractures. It is one of the most aggressive side effects of hormonal treatment for prostate cancer. In addition to the prescribed medical treatment, diet and physical exercise are essential for its prevention and treatment.
These nutrients, together with calcium and vitamin D, play an important role in preventing muscle and bone loss.
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The main sources of magnesium are nuts and seeds (almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, cashews, pumpkin seeds, etc.); legumes, especially soya and its derivatives; whole grains (brown rice, oats, etc.); meat and fish; dark chocolate; sultanas; bananas; and dairy products.
Calcium can be found in foods of both animal and plant origin:
The best sources come from:
To ensure the synthesis and activation of vitamin D, sit out in the sun for 10-15 minutes in summer and 20-30 minutes in winter, preferably in the morning, about three times a week, and with sun protection.
Walk at least 30 minutes a day.