More to bone health than just calcium

More to bone health than just calcium

There’s more to bone health than just calcium. We’ll help you find the right nutrients to help you achieve lasting bone health. Vitamin D is necessary for absorbing calcium from the digestive tract into the bloodstream. And vitamin K2 helps maintain bone density by promoting calcium transport into the bone matrix. Magnesium, zinc, silicon and other bone-healthy minerals are also needed for strong bones. Regular exercise and a healthy diet can also help keep bones healthy.

General Bone Health

Maintain strong, healthy bones with a healthy diet, regular exercise and supplements to supply the vitamins and minerals you need.

Bone Health Information & Research

What is the best vitamin for bone health?

Most people think about minerals such as calcium and boron when it comes to bone health. But certain vitamins are important, too. In particular, vitamins D and K are good for bone health. Vitamin D helps maintain already-healthy calcium levels so plenty is available for your bones. Vitamin K helps support a special protein that helps promote healthy bone structure.

Can you rebuild bone density?

Possibly. Bone density generally declines over time, but eating a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercise can help keep bones strong. Resistance exercise like lifting weights is especially helpful. If you’re concerned about your bone health, you should talk to your doctor about what approach is right for you.

What is good for bone health?

The best approach to maintaining bone health is to lead a generally healthy life. That means eat healthy, exercise, don’t smoke and minimize alcohol intake. If you’re concerned about bone health, ask your doctor if you should have a bone density scan. Supplementation with nutrients such as calcium, boron, vitamin D and vitamin K can help support bone health, but supplementation is only one part of an overall healthy lifestyle.

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