Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
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A healthier lifestyle can help ward off osteoporosis, a disease that causes brittle, thin and weak bones.

The American Council on Exercise offers these tips:

Perform weight-bearing exercises four days per week and strengthening exercises two or three days per week.

Eat a diet rich in calcium and fiber, and low in fat.
Get some safe sun exposure to promote vitamin D production.
Don't smoke.

-- Diana Kohnle