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Tips to Keep Your Bones Healthy and Strong

US News & World Report - Health Logo By David Levine of US News & World Report - Health | Slide 1 of 13: When we think about overall good health, we often skip over a critical component: our bones. Our skeleton provides support and allows us to move. Our bones protect all our internal organs from injury. They also store vital minerals like calcium and phosphorous, which not only keep them strong but also get released to the rest of the body when needed.  To keep your bones healthy and strong, follow these essential steps. As the National Institute of Health’s National Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center says, “the good news is that it is never too late to take care of your bones.”

How to maintain your bones.

When we think about overall good health, we often skip over a critical component: our bones. Our skeleton provides support and allows us to move. Our bones protect all our internal organs from injury. They also store vital minerals like calcium and phosphorous, which not only keep them strong but also get released to the rest of the body when needed.

To keep your bones healthy and strong, follow these essential steps. As the National Institute of Health’s National Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center says, “the good news is that it is never too late to take care of your bones.”
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