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Bone Health

What can you do to protect your bone health?

There are many excellent sources of information about Osteoporosis and looking after your bone health.  The Royal Osteoporosis Society has lots of helpful information on the condition along with advice on how to keep your bones healthy.  The NHS also provide general prevention advice.


The British Association of UK Dietitians provide advice on what to eat and drink to maintain healthy bones.  They promote a diet with a variety of nutrient rich foods (see list) which can positively influence your bone health status.  Also, there is advice on calcium and Vitamin D intake.


The Royal Osteoporosis Society provides advice on the types of physical activities that help maintain good bone health.  They suggest daily movement to suit an individual’s level of mobility to be essential for good bone health. 

Exercise supports life demands on the human body’s ability to flex, stabilise and a general strengthening of the musculoskeletal system.  This is dependent on the continuous regeneration of cells through the synthesis of essential nutrients which are transported via the blood circulatory system. 

Overall, exercise is considered key to maintaining the necessary richly oxygenated blood flow, to feed bones with the minerals required for optimal bone health. 

Supplements and Minerals

In circumstances where a boost is helpful to support desired changes, it can be an ideal time to use supplements which are useful in providing a potent infusion of a specific vitamin and/or mineral where there may be ‘showing signs’ of deficiency.  Supplement products such as Caltrate and Citracal claim to boost intake of these elements.  Also, guidance is provided on how to use them as part of a healthy daily routine.