As we get older, keeping our bones strong reduces the risk of falls and fractures. Although some bone loss is to be expected with age, getting enough calcium and vitamin D can help maintain, and even improve, your bone strength. But are you getting enough of these 2 nutrients every day?
See food sources of calcium and vitamin D. (Some may surprise you!)
For more on bone health, see “Osteoporosis: The Bone Thief,” an Age Page from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH.
The information on Osteoporosis was developed for NIHSeniorHealth by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) at NIH.