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The Truth About Bone Health

Think popping a calcium supplement is all you need to ward off osteoporosis? Think again. It's time to take a closer look at what's fact, what's fiction, and what you can do to protect your bones.
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The Truth About Bone Health

While a fall may break your bones, so can inactivity, poor food choices, and even several seemingly healthy habits. Women as young as 30 are showing signs of bone loss, and up to 15% of premenopausal women have lost enough bone to qualify as osteopenic, meaning they are at increased risk for future fractures and hunched-over posture. To protect your skeletal health, it pays to get the lowdown on what's good—and what's not—for your bones.