Weak bones that fracture easily could be a result of osteoporosis or the less severe osteopenia. Photo: Shutterstock

How calcium, vitamin D can save you from broken bones: osteoporosis and osteopenia explained

  • If your bones are weaker than normal for your age, you could have osteopenia, more common and less serious than osteoporosis
  • Risk factors include being female, mature, having a low body weight and a diet low in calcium or vitamin D
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Weak bones that fracture easily could be a result of osteoporosis or the less severe osteopenia. Photo: Shutterstock
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