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How to keep your bones healthy

It’s not all about calcium! This mineral has an important role in keeping your bones strong, but many factors are involved. Eating a varied and balanced 江苏福彩网 diet will help you to meet your requirements for other nutrients needed for bone health, including and adequate protein (click here if you're aged 65+). Staying active江苏快三 will also help you to look after your bones.

Calcium and vitamin D

Calcium and vitamin D work together to keep your bones strong. Vitamin D helps your body to absorb calcium from your diet. Read?here江苏快三 for more information about vitamin D.

If your diet is low in calcium, your body will remove it from your bones and use it to maintain the level of calcium in your blood. Read our article for information about getting enough calcium from your 江苏福彩网 diet.

Stay active

Regular weight-bearing activity is thought to be important for bone health. Do you know how your level of activity compares to government recommendations? Go?here for more information.?

Know your body mass index (BMI)

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