Bone protection is a particular concern if dairy is excluded, and the patient is a coeliac, as their digestive absorption already impaired. So excluding dairy without proper advice can be harmful to our bones and in the long term have huge negative effects on our health.
Osteoporosis can be very dibilitating and if left untreated can even cause death. So it is vital that if dairy is excluded it is essential that alternatives are found. Some patients simply look for a milk replacement but dont consider the nutritional content.
There is a huge variety of foods which help keep our bones healthy.
The sheet attached highlights some of the foods which can be very simply added to the diet on a regular basis, which help.