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grandma is awesome. effect of diet vs walking on her bone health, and structure?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Both important: Adequate calcium and vitamin d along with regular weight bearing exercise (like walking) are the cornerstones of maintaining bone health. Balanced meals, adequate rest, and avoiding smoking and alcohol are also important.

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