11 ways to increase bone density naturally and prevent osteoporosis

Studies have shown that both weightlifting and strength training help promote new bone growth and maintain the existing bone structure. Photo: Pexels

(Jenna Fletcher/ Medical News Today) –– Bone density changes over time. Throughout childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood, the bones absorb nutrients and minerals, gaining strength.

However, as a person enters their late 20s, they have reached their peak bone mass, which means that they will no longer gain bone density.

The bones may lose density as a person continues to age. After menopause, in particular, a person becomes susceptible to osteoporosis, a disease that can weaken the bones so much that they can break easily.

However, there are many ways to help boost and maintain bone density. Keep reading for tips on increasing bone density naturally. (…)

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