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The many nutrients for bone health

Posted on: December 30, 2012   by  John Cannell, MD


When most people think about bone health, they think vitamin D and calcium, but actually several other nutrients are needed for bone health. They are:

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3 Responses to The many nutrients for bone health

  1. Rebecca Oshiro

    Exercise, and particularly weight-bearing exercise, are critical for bone health too.

  2. Rita and Misty

    Dr. Cannell,

    I’m curious about strontium with respect to bone health….

    I’ve recently added strontium to my growing list of supplements; and if it isn’t helpful, I’d be glad to drop it….



  3. hlahore@gmail.com

    Some of these nutrients not only benefit the bone, but also improve the response to vitamin D. Magnesium, Vitamin K2 (not just K), Boron, Silica, and Zinc. A table showing how much benefit of each of these nutrients is at http://is.gd/cofactors

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