Look Younger With Healthy Bones

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Hi, I'm Dr. Vonda Wright. Want the secret to looking younger? It's in your bones. Maintaining healthy facial bones is key to looking younger. The bones in your face, just like the rest of the bones in your body lose volume as you age. When the bones around your eye sockets, brows, nose, and upper jaw recede or shrink, your skin droops and sags. For women, facial bone loss starts around age 41. Facial bone loss starts in men around age 65. Here are a few tips to keep your bones strong and healthy, get your calcium. This is a must for maintaining strong, dense bones, aim for 1,200 milligrams a day.

You should try to get as much as you can from food, but you may need a supplement too. Don't forget your Vitamin D3. Your bones need this vitamin to absorb the calcium. Get 1,000 International units a day. Mix in magnesium. For optimum bone health, get 400-500 milligrams a day. And finally, step up your exercise.

Weight bearing exercises like hiking and push ups strengthen your bones and muscles. For more anti-aging advice, watch all our smart tips, right here.