While calcium is still the star in the fight against osteoporosis, other bone-building nutrients are also important:
Supplement manufacturers are incorporating the new bone savvy into their products. But the array of formulas on drugstore and health food store shelves contain vastly differing combinations of nutrients in widely varying amounts. Confusing? You bet.
EN has compiled this chart to make it easier to compare bone supplements. We included as near-to-complete bone formulas as we could find, excluding those that contain just calcium and vitamin D. Finding the right bone formula for you, however, depends on your eating habits, other supplements you are taking and how often you are willing to pop pills during the day. Here are EN‘s best bets for building bones: