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Information and resources to help you nourish your bones and joints.

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Nourish Your Bones - Keeping your bones healthy is a lifelong process. As we get older, our bodies may break down bone faster than we can make new bone. Find out how eating nutrient-rich foods and getting weight-bearing physical activity
can help keep your bones in good shape.

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Nourish Your Joints - Most of us experience some joint stiffness during seasonal changes. However, degenerative diseases such as arthritis can inhibit daily activities. Help keep your joints mobile with these tips.

Size Up the Supplement - Supplements have different serving sizes and intake recommendations.

To determine how many milligrams (mg) of a nutrient are in each capsule, divide the milligrams of that nutrient by the number of capsules in each serving size. Remember, you probably are getting some vitamins and minerals from your diet. Be sure to include both supplements and dietary intake when considering if you are getting the right amount of a nutrient.

5 Things to Do For Your Bones and Joints

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