Healthy Bites For Your Bones

It’s never too late to take care of your bones. In addition to participating in weight-bearing exercises (like walking) to keep your bones strong, here are some foods to help keep strong bones:

For calcium, incorporate these into your weekly meal plan:

dairy products, like milk, cheese and yogurt
dark leafy greens, like spinach, kale, watercress and collards
beans, especially white beans and soybeans
Saltwater fish, like salmon and sardines
Calcium-fortified foods, such as orange juice, oatmeal and cereal

For vitamin D, include:

Fatty fish, like mackerel, salmon and tuna
Beef liver
Egg yolks
Vitamin-D-fortified foods such as orange juice, soy products, some dairy products and cereals

For healthy recipes that use some of these ingredients, browse our Pinterest boards.


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