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Tips for Building Bone Health

March 4, 20169 min
Even if osteoporosis runs in your family, there are things you can do to prevent it from becoming a debilitating condition.Even if osteoporosis runs in your family, there are things you can do to prevent it from becoming a debilitating condition.For instance, movement and exercise are key in addressing weak and brittle bones and preventing unnecessary fractures.Also, vitamin D is crucial for good bone health. The best way to get bone-friendly vitamin D is via the sun, but you can also eat fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines) or take a vitamin D3 supplement.Reed Davis, Certified Nutritional Therapist and Founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) Certification Course, advises the importance of these three bone-building supplements: vitamin D3, hydroxyapatite, and phytoestrogen.You lose more bone when you don't have enough estrogen, which is why the photoestrogen is so important.Reed also encourages a healthy lifestyle overall. Eat well, sleep well, reduce stress, and regularly perform weight-bearing exercises. Even just walking 15 minutes a day and looking around your surroundings can do wonders.Listen in as Reed joins Dr. Susanne to share more about tips for building strong, healthy bones.

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