Maintaining the health of your bones and joints with the nutrients they need to thrive is essential to maintain your mobility and overall quality of life. As we age, the cumulative stress of walking, running, and doing other movements can degrade the integrity of our bones and joints. Getting key nutrients solely from your diet can also be challenging, so bone and joint supplements are a convenient way to fill in your dietary gaps and protect bones and joints against the forces of aging.
You might think you’re in the clear because your diet is rich in dairy and other sources of calcium. This superstar mineral, which gives bones strength and structure can’t do the job alone though. ⅓ of your bones is collagen, vitamin D is needed for calcium absorption and glucosamine helps joint tissues. Therefore, a harmonious combination of various minerals, vitamins, and proteins is essential for maintaining smooth and effortless movement.