Eating for healthy bones [Video]

Katie Taylor, Emma Ellice-Flint and Dr Rebecca Lewis discuss how to approach your diet to ensure you’re supporting the health of your bones, including those people who have diet restrictions or are vegan.

Please note - The information provided in these talks is designed to support, not replace, the relationship you have with your doctor or nurse.

Related resources:

Notes

In the UK the NHS recommends the following:
'Adults aged 19 to 64 need 700mg of calcium a day’. Ref: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/calcium/

Apps can help to measure how much calcium a person is eating each day. Here’s is a list of apps and useful websites that can help a person measure their daily calcium intake from food:

In the UK:

  • Information: https://theros.org.uk
  • https://www.cgem.ed.ac.uk/research/rheumatological/calcium-calculator/

In Europe:

  • https://www.iofbonehealth.org/calcium-calculator

In Canada:

  • https://osteoporosis.ca/bone-health-osteoporosis/calcium-calculator/

In Australia:

  • https://xyris.com.au/products/easy-diet-diary/

Apps:

  • https://www.mynetdiary.com
  • https://www.myfitnesspal.com

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