For maintaining strong bones.
Improves calcium absorption.
Helps calcium absorption.
To supply essential vitamins and minerals.
Important for immune function and calcium uptake.
Include high calcium foods in the diet such as dark green leafy vegetables, salmon, sardines (with bones in), sesame seeds, wheatgerm, soybeans, tahini and molasses.
Avoid alcohol, smoking and carbonated drinks.
Get regular gentle exercise.
Avoid yeast products as these are high in phosphorus which competes with calcium in the body.
Include plenty of soy products in your diet if over 50.
Get out in the sunshine each day. Vitamin D is vital for bone health and the best source is the sun. Just 10 minutes of sun onto the arms and/or legs is all you need. Make sure this is not done in peak burning times. Before 10am and after 4pm are the best times.