WONDER #2509: What is Osteoporosis?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Treatment for osteoporosis includes medicine, exercise, and diet changes.
  2. Bone conditions should be taken very seriously.
  3. Over the age of 65, one in four women and one in five men will get osteoporosis.
  4. Osteoporosis is a very common bone condition that has many causes, but there are many ways to avoid it.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a cause of osteoporosis, according to this Wonder?

  1. Low calcium and vitamin D
  2. A broken bone early in life
  3. Family history of osteoporosis
  4. Low body weight

Question 3 of 3

A good source of calcium is...

  1. Chicken nuggets
  2. Spinach
  3. Milk
  4. Both b and c

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