Our bones play an exceptionally important role in our body and need to be well taken care of.

As we age, our bones lose their density and become more porous leaving us more prone to injury. Doing the following, will help you to take better care of your bones.

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Consume calcium-rich foods

Ensure that your diet meets the required daily allowance of calcium as this nutrient helps our bones stay strong. Calcium can be found in dairy products (such as milk, cheese, yoghurt. etc.). Foods such as dried figs, almonds, sardines as well as salmon are excellent sources of calcium too.

Chat with your doctor regarding what dosage of calcium is right for you as an individual’s needs changes through their different life stages. Ask him/her about the use of supplements too.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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