(HealthDay News) -- The foods you eat and drink during childhood will impact the strength of your bones as you age, the Nemours Foundation says.
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As adults, people continue to repair and replace bone, but at a much slower rate. Over time, the foundation says, bones become weaker and are more apt to break.
Nemours suggests how to build stronger bones among your kids:
- Ensure that children eat foods high in calcium.
- Give kids a vitamin D supplement, which helps the body absorb calcium.
- Encourage your children to get plenty of exercise.
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