Bones play a lot of roles in the body — providing structure, protecting the organs, anchoring muscles and storing calcium. While it’s important to build strong and healthy bones during childhood and adolescence, you can take steps during adulthood to protect bone healthy, too.
So, what can you do to help keep bones healthy? Here are some things to remember:
- Including a lot of calcium in your diet
- Increasing your intake of vitamin D
- Including more physical activity in your daily routine
- Avoiding substance abuse