The Importance of Vitamins and Minerals for Bone Health

Purpose: To provide a basic understanding of:

  • Different vitamins and minerals found in foods that will improve bone health and decrease the risk of osteoporosis.

  • The importance of bone health.

Objectives: By the end of this training module, participants should be able to:

  • Identify types of food that affect bone health.

  • Give two examples of foods which contain vitamin D.

  • Be able to describe what osteoporosis is.