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Myth Busting

MYTH: Osteoporosis only affects older women

MYTH: Cracking knuckles regularly causes arthritis

MYTH: Countries with the highest dairy intakes have higher rates of osteoporosis

MYTH: Animal protein is acidic and leaches calcium from our bones

MYTH: Plant-based diets lower calcium requirements

MYTH: Humans are the only species to consume the milk of another species

MYTH: Humans should not consume milk after weaning

MYTH: The Nurses Study found no correlation between milk consumption and strong bones

MYTH: Everyone should follow the China study’s advice for the prevention of osteoporosis

MYTH: Dairy increases the risk of osteoporosis