Nutrition and Skeletal Health

  • Chiara Marocco
  • Rachele Fornari
  • Andrea Lenzi
  • Emanuela A. Greco


During the last decades, in industrialized countries was observed a significant increase in average life expectancy with a gradual aging of the population. The prolonged life expectancy, lifestyle and improper eating behaviors have contributed to increase the incidence of illnesses, often resulting of well-being, such as obesity, dysmetabolism, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, which contribute heavily to both quality of life of those affected and significant increase in social costs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chiara Marocco
    • 1
  • Rachele Fornari
    • 2
  • Andrea Lenzi
    • 2
  • Emanuela A. Greco
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Movement, Human and Health SciencesUniversity of Foro Italico of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Medical Pathophysiology, Endocrinology and NutritionUniversity Sapienza of RomeRomeItaly

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