Last updated on: 2/2/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Calcium plays an important role in maintaining bone. Calcium alone cannot prevent or cure osteoporosis, but it is an important part of an overall prevention or treatment program.

One way to increase the amount of calcium in your diet is to eat calcium-rich foods like low-fat milk…”

“Prevention,” www.nof.org (accessed Nov. 20, 2007)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Established in 1984, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.

NOF is committed to achieving our mission through programs of awareness, education and training, advocacy and research.”

“About NOF,” www.nof.org (accessed Nov. 20, 2007)

Mission:

“To prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures, and to find a cure.”

“About NOF,” www.nof.org (accessed Nov. 20, 2007)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Does Drinking Milk Help to Prevent Osteoporosis?