Whether you have the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis or are looking to prevent it, maximize your bone health by:
Getting adequate vitamin D It needs vitamin D to absorb calcium
Walking and exercising 30 minutes a day
Quitting smoking and using alcohol in moderation both contribute to bone loss
Treating osteoporosis Tests to assess bone density can help you and your doctor make decisions about treating bone loss with medications.
Source: Mayo Clinic Health Letter August 2014