Vail Daily health feature: Tips to stay fit, no matter your age

1st September, 2014 by

By caramie schnell

Here is some priceless advice on staying young from The Doctors. Lift weights and eat low-fat yogurt. Not at the same time, of course, but both are key to protecting bones, which weaken as you age. According to current estimates, about 52 million adults older than 50 suffer from osteoporosis or low bone mass. Muscle-strengthening exercises — with weight machines or elastic bands, for example — help slow bone loss. Weight-bearing workouts, such as jogging or hiking, have similar effects. And low-fat yogurt is an excellent source of bone-building calcium (with about 310 mg in 6 ounces); so is milk …

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