How To Protect Your Bones
-- Adults should get 1,000 mg of elemental calcium daily; teens, lactating mothers, and menopausal women, 1,500 mg
-- Ingest a daily nutritional supplement with at least 400 IU of vitamin D
-- Stay fit and active, no matter which exercise you choose. Strong muscles cushion your bones and prevent you from falling and getting injured
-- Testosterone-deficient men can take a testosterone replacement drug
DATA: BUSINESS WEEK
Updated June 14, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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