8 Bone-Building Nutrients

Be your own bodyguard against osteoporosis by protecting yourself with these bone-building nutrients.

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Many fruits and veggies contain significant quantities of potassium and other nutrients that contribute to bone health. Eating a diet rich in potassium may help slow the decline in bone mineral density that occurs with aging. Keep your bones strong by eating cantaloupe or apricots, in addition to honeydew melon, papayas, bananas, plums, prunes, raisins, avocados, artichokes, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, beans, almonds, and pistachios.