Some risk factors for osteoarthritis are modifiable. Prevention of osteoarthritis should focus on risk factors one can control, such as maintaining a healthy weight and avoiding occupational hazards that stress the joints. Occupations involving heavy physical work, especially prolonged kneeling and squatting, have approximately twice the risk of knee osteoarthritis1. Read more
Three Steps to Unbreakable Bones: Vitamin D, Calcium and Exercise Read more
Calcium is important for preventing osteoporosis and bone disease, as it's a major building-block of our bone tissue - our skeleton houses 99 % of our body's calcium stores. The calcium in our bones also acts as a reservoir for maintaining calcium levels in the blood, which is essential for healthy nerves and muscles. Read more
Below is a list of the calcium content of different foods. Serving sizes are based on average portions, and calcium content is approximate*. Read more
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