4 surprising bone-boosting foods

With high-dose calcium supplements linked to adverse effects, how can dietary intake be boosted?

IT IS well known that dairy is a good source of bone-building nutrients such as calcium and that daily consumption helps reduce the risk of osteoporosis1 but there are other, surprising foods that positively affect bones. These include:


Human studies have found that post-menopausal women eating about 100g of prunes a day (about 10 prunes) plus daily supplements of 500mg calcium and 400IU (10mcg)