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.