Following the onset of menopause, many women begin to “feel their age”, and some of this is due to the rapid decrease in bone mineral density that many post-menopausal women experience. It is important to replenish the stores of essential minerals and vitamins to increase bone density and prevent osteoporosis. Calcium and vitamin D are both key components in the development, strength and repair of bones. Calcium is readily accessible in milk, cheese, spinach, green beans, nuts and tofu, while vitamin D is surprisingly easy to acquire – simply step out into the sunshine for 20 minutes each day!
Calcium and vitamin D rich foods
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