For those of you who didn't catch the headlines today ..
"I'm only 51 and I've got brittle bone disease, says Tory star: Osteoporosis probably caused by a chronic lack of vitamin D"
"Sarah Newton, who was made deputy chairman of the party last month, said she was ‘shaken beyond belief’ at learning she had developed – at 51 – what she had always thought of as an ‘old woman’s disease’."
To read more about this particular story please visit the link below. Also mentioned is Gwyneth Paltrow who it is said followed a very strict macrobiotic diet for years and has now developed Osteopenia.
Time to start getting out in the garden more - even when it is a cloudy day, perhaps!
Here is a little more information about coeliac disease and osteoperosis.
Please also check out Fiona's earlier blog post on Vitamin D:
Previous Vitamin D threads and Osteoperosis threads at this forum: