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Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet

Family Meals Matter: Get bone-building nutrients from well-balanced diet

Did you know that according to Health.gov, more than half of women ages 60 to 69 have low bone mass, and about half of women age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis? The most critical nutrients for healthy bone are calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorous. Milk and milk products provide these nutrients in one convenient package, specifically calcium and vitamin D, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B12 and zinc. Other sources of these bone-building nutrients come from a well-balanced diet including a variety of foods, from all five foods groups. Bone health (and osteoporosis prevention) starts in childhood, but it is never too early, or too late, to take steps...

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