I decided when I turned 30 that I was going to do everything I could to take care of my bones. Knowing that there is a family history of osteoporosis, I began to take it very seriously. Our bones are strong throughout young adulthood, we stop storing reserves of calcium around 26, and then we hit middle age! Yikes! Our bones begin to start thinning out; however, in women after menopause it begins to accelerate at a fast pace. Don’t panic, though! There are ways to stop this. I am going to tell you 8 ways to make your bones stronger.
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Yes, ever since we were little, we have been told to drink all your milk so you can grow up big and strong. Guess what? That’s the truth! People under 50 need 1,000 milligrams per day, and people over 50 need 1,200 milligrams per day. Another great alternative is to take a calcium supplement. Take no more than 500 milligrams at one time so that you get the maximize absorption of the calcium supplement.