Osteoporosis and Bone Health

What Is Osteoporosis?

NIH Senior Health.

Learn about the risk factors, prevention, and symptoms of osteoporosis, then test your knowledge with Osteoporosis Quizzes.

Girls Health character Best Bones Forever!™

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This site for young girls has games, quizzes, e-postcards, and ideas for meeting calcium needs for bone health.

How Can Exercise Help Prevent Osteoporosis?

University of Arizona. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Learn about the best exercises for bone building. Includes exercise tips and a link to a bone-building exercise chart.

Bone Check Up On Your Bones

NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Find an interactive bone health checkup for people of all ages to identify red flags that put their bones at risk and to learn strategies for strengthening bones.

osteoporosis bones Mayo Clinic: Osteoporosis

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Discusses the signs, symptoms, complications, and treatments of osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis - Prevention

National Osteoporosis Foundation.

Learn about the dietary and lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent osteoporosis.

Strengthen Your Bone Knowledge (PDF | 472 KB)

Kansas State University Cooperative Extension.

Learn about the importance of calcium, sources in the diet, supplementation information, and special needs populations such as children and vegetarians.

Vitamin A and Bone Health

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Discover the importance of Vitamin A in your diet as well as food sources and recommended intakes.