Support bone health by:

• Engaging in regular high-impact, weight-bearing, and strength-training
physical activity.
• Getting enough vitamin D, preferably from food and sunshine.
• Getting enough calcium, preferably from plant-based foods.
• Avoiding smoking.
• Avoiding alcohol or at least limit it to one drink per day .
• Avoiding intake of preformed vitamin A (retinol) of 2000 IU or higher.
• Reducing the risk of falls by balance and strength-training.
• Maintaining a healthy weight.
• Getting a bone mineral density test when recommended.
• Not fearing and taking the treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis when

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