Following these five tips can help reduce your risk of breaks and fractures (because no one wants that).
We all know calcium strengthens bones. Studies have shown that the nutrient doesn't do the body much good without its sidekick, vitamin D.
The force from high impact activities like running and jumping sends a signal to your bone-building cells that it's time to get to work.
Consuming too much alcohol — 2 to 3 ounces every day — increases your risk of bone fractures.
Lean protein sources including eggs, lentils, white meat chicken, lean beef, and dairy are essential for bone health.
Maintaining a healthy weight helps bones. Too thin encourages bone loss and fractures, while too much weight causes arm and wrist fractures.