Poor bone health is considered to be one of the biggest “silent” epidemics to the American population and across the globe. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, it is estimated that low bone mass (a.k.a. bone mineral density) is a threat to almost 44 million people in the U.S. who are over the age of 50.
While most people know that minerals like calcium and magnesium play a huge role in bone health, vitamins are key players, too. Our bodies’ bone-building and regenerating processes include a cascade of steps in which vitamins play a part in; if you’re missing a vitamin at a certain step, the process may not reach it’s full potential!
Ensuring your body is receiving (or making) adequate levels of various vitamins is vital for long-term health. Take a look at the five vitamins below to further fortify your bones.