What foods should I avoid if I suffer from osteoporosis?
It is important to avoid an excessive amount of alcohol, coffee/tea/soft drinks (soda), and salt in your diet if you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis.
Alcoholic drinks can slow down bone healing and also lead to dizziness and increased risk of fall. Excessive salt in the diet causes loss of calcium through your urine. Drinking too much coffee also slows down the healing process and increases the frequency of urination resulting in loss of calcium.
Here is a list of food-stuffs that need to be avoided by patients with osteoporosis: