May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Nationwide, 50 percent of all women and 25 percent of men over age 50 will suffer an osteoporosis-related bone fracture in their lifetime, so it’s important to have a diet full of calcium and vitamin D. In addition to your diet, maintaining a healthy weight and fitting exercise (walking, running, swimming, etc.) into your daily life are also critical.
Here are 12 great calcium-rich foods to add to your weekly grocery list:
And for a treat…try cheesecake, rice pudding or ice cream – yum!
For more information on how much calcium you and your family needs, click here.