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What is a good vitamins for bones?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Vitamin D: Study after study shows that your bones need enough vitamin d to stay strong. Even the conservative uspstf stated earlier this year that vitamin d is important for healthy bones. We usually get vitamin d from sun exposure but this might increase risk for skin cancer. So consider vitamin d rich foods and supplementation. Check your 25 oh vitamin d3 levels regularly to be sure you have enough.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Vitamin D and K and: Vitamin d is the best-known vitamin for bone health, as it is essential for calcium absorption. Most adults need 2000-5000 units a day from oct.-april, or year round if you don't spend time in the sun. Less well known but also crucial is vit. K, which makes sure calcium goes into your bones-at least 1 mg/day, up to 45 mg for osteoporosis. And minerals like calcium, magnesium, boron & strontium help.
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