Body and Soul: Bone-Building Action
Build better bones
If you are a woman, you start losing bone density in your late 30s, and it can go downhill from there.
In fact, your risk of getting osteoporosis during your lifetime is a huge 50%.
But you don’t have to be a runner or heavy-duty weight lifter to build bone mass. Any weight-bearing activitywalking up the stairs, carrying a baby or a load of groceriescan help prevent bone loss.