You can help to prevent osteoporosis by:
Getting enough calcium and vitamin D - Many doctors routinely recommend extra calcium; 500 milligrams to 1,000 milligrams daily in the form of calcium carbonate, as in Tums, and in many other inexpensive forms. You may need even more if your diet is particularly low in calcium or if you are breastfeeding. You may also need to take a daily multivitamin that contains vitamin D.
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