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Healthy bones Keep You Strong and Flexible

Healthy bones Keep You Strong and Flexible

You need to follow a healthy lifestyle including diet and exercise to maintain bone strength and flexibility to stay active. As people age, bone density starts to deplete, increasing the risk for osteoporosis. Maintaining bone health through adequate intake of calcium and vitamin D along with other key nutrients can help support bone strength and flexibility.Including adequate calcium in your diet will help to reduce your risk of developing osteoporosis. A once-daily supplement that contains calcium, vitamin D, calcium and other minerals like zinc, copper, manganese and magnesium, allows people to get key nutrients to support bone strength and flexibility.

A healthy lifestyle complete with frequent exercise and a well-balanced diet is the foundation for supporting bone strength and flexibility. Here are some simple ways to help maintain healthy bones and joints so you can keep moving.

Participate in 30 minutes of physical activity like weight-bearing exercise each day

  • Walking, running, dancing, weight-bearing exercises
  • Try three 10-minute intervals or a 30-minute block of time each day
  • Team up with a friend, a co-worker, or your spouse to keep the motivation going
  • Remember to talk with your doctor before beginning any exercise program

Include calcium-rich foods in your daily diet

  • Eat foods such as dairy products, leafy green vegetables, almonds and sesame seeds

Boost your intake of bone supporting nutrients

  • Calcium and Magnesium to nourish strong bones
  • Vitamin D to maximize calcium absorption
  • Zinc, Copper and Manganese to support collagen formation for bone flexibility