Your bone health shouldn't be taken lightly. Without healthy strong bones to support the structure of your body, it wouldn't be possible to lead an active life. To give them the best care it helps to know how they're made and what can affect them.
By Iva Kuck | April 21, 2017
Getting To Know Your Skeleton
You can still maintain healthy bones as you age in most cases prevent osteopenia (low bone density) and osteoporosis, a condition where bones become brittle and may fracture more easily. In fact, you can help to maintain your current bone density status by eating well, getting some sun, exercising, not smoking and decreasing your alcohol and caffeine intake.
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Why We Need Strong Bones
Besides making it possible for your body to move and be active, bones also:
How strong your bones depend on many factors, including:
Some of these things you can’t control but there are plenty of steps you can take at any age to support your bones.
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