Four ways to be the 34% who avoid osteoporosis
It has emerged childhood habits are a key to avoiding debilitating musculoskeletal disease and frailty.
A whopping 66% of people aged 60 and over suffer from osteoporosis.
New research from the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science has found the keys to long-term bone strength are:
- Calcium intake
- Vitamin D intake (sun exposure)
- Physical activity
- Less smoking and alcohol
But you need to start those habits early.
Click PLAY to hear Kate and Justin’s full interview with Dr Sharon Brennan-Olsen, from AIMS and University of Melbourne