What vitamin helps bone health?

Varies with age. The most important vitamins for your bones are vitamin d and calcium. It is important to get enough but too much can increase the risk of heart disease and other health problems. The correct amount depends on age, sex, and pre or post menopause. Your doctor can help advise you on the proper amount for you.

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Primary function of vitamin a in bone health?

See below. Vit a is important in bone growth, but too much vit a can actually cause bone loss (by increasing the osteoclasts which help with remodeling and breakdown). Retinol is the form, which if overconsumed, can lead to bone loss. This is found in anti-acne meds, psoriasis meds and others. Generally, stay below 10, 000 iu of retinol. Beta-carotene, another form of vit a, is considered safe for the bone. Read more...

In terms of bone health, is it better to have vitamin k2 mk4 or mk7. Also what are some good sources of k2. Thanks?

See below. Beef and chicken and the liver of these animals salami, natto ( japanese soybean) cheese such as blue or feta cheese . Aged and fermented cheeses (cheddar) kefir and sauerkraut . Broccoli and carrots . Eggs yolk . These are a few . Note they should be ingested with a fat-soluble type of food for better absorption. You can also check with a nutritionist pharmacist or gnc service representative. Read more...

How do vitamins and minerals work together to maintain bone health if 65 and healthy?

Calcium/ Vitamin D. Calcium and vitamin d work together. Vitamin d enhances intestinal absorption of calcium. So if you are deficient in vitamin d, then the calcium being consumed will not be absorbed correctly. Read more...

How do vitamins and minerals interact to maintain bone health?

Many ways. In many ways but a key one is bones are made of minerals (calcium, magnesium etc.) & collagen; vitamins are essential to absorb minerals & build collagen. We can't absorb calcium without vit. D &a. Vit. K directs calcium to our bones (instead of arteries/soft tissues). Vit c supports collagen production. See osteoporosis-treatment. Read more...