7 Keys to Protecting Against Osteoporosis

Lifestyle and diet continue to be the best line of defense against osteoporosis for women. The North American Menopause society has recommended that every woman should periodically review 7 key ways to reduce postmenopausal risk of bone loss:

  1. Maintain a healthy weight
  2. Eat a balanced, healthful diet
  3. Obtain adequate calcium and Vitamin D intake
  4. Do weight-bearing exercises daily, with strength-training at least 2x a week
  5. Do not smoke
  6. Limit alcohol consumption to minimum or none
  7. Prevent falls

PositiveTip: Reviewing and implementing 7 key steps to prevent osteoporosis can help assure you a long, active and happy life.