In order for your bones to make the most of all that calcium, you also need an adequate supply of vitamin D, which is critical to calcium absorption.
“We want everyone to be above 30 nanograms per milliliter. Most vitamin D is produced from our skin’s exposure to the sun. Experts advise that you get outdoors in the summer months with minimal clothing and no sunscreen two to three times a week for 5 or 10 minutes between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Equally important in maintaining bone density is performing sufficient amounts of weight-bearing exercise.Even if you get adequate amounts of the necessary vitamins, you will still lose bone mass if you become a couch potato.You can help to increase bone density at any age by practicing weight-bearing exercise for 20 to 30 minutes three times a week. This can include activities such as lifting weights, walking or running, dancing, playing tennis, climbing stairs or jumping rope.
With just a little extra attention to your diet and some regular exercise, you can significantly reduce your risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures and maintain good bone density into old age. Remember Getting adjusted supports the health of your bones and helps in the prevention of osteoporosis.
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