what else can I do to strenghten my bones

What else can I do to strengthen my bones?(1,3)

Beside medicinal treatment there are other actions that may assist you in strengthening your bones.

*Please consult with your treating physician beforehand.

Examples of vitamin D and calcium rich foods:

Good sources of calciumGood sources of vitamin D
MilkVitamin D-enriched dairy products
Vegetables with dark green leavesEgg yolk
CheeseSaltwater fish
TofuLiver
Almonds
Calcium-enriched foods

A healthy diet for healthy bones:

A sufficient intake of calcium and vitamin D (which helps your body absorb calcium) may improve your bones' health.
‎Please consult your doctor regarding your individual intake of calcium and vitamin D.

A healthy lifestyle and physical activity

Regular physical activity is an important step towards strengthening your bones.‎ ‎Always consult with your doctor before starting a physical activity program.
The bone is living tissue which responds to physical activity by strengthening(2).


References:

  1. Liberman U, et al. אוסטאופורוזיס במבוגרים אבחון, מניעה וטיפול עמדת עיל"א, הר"י המועצה המדעית והאגף להבטחת איכות 2011.
  2. NOF. Clinician's Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis.January 2010.
  3. Rosen H, et al. "Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation in Osteoporosis.
    UpToDate. Topic update Oct 22nd 2014
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