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Healthy Bones Matter
Healthy Bones Matter Quiz Answers
- True. Bone is a living, growing tissue. Old bone cells are removed and new ones are formed regularly.
- False. After age 30, bone removal can start going faster than new bone cells are formed.
- False. You can take action now to help make your bones as healthy as they can be later in life.
- True. During your childhood and teen years, much more bone is deposited than withdrawn as the skeleton grows in both size and density.
- True. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and more likely to break.
- True. A broken bone is often the first sign that a person has osteoporosis.
- False. Men can get osteoporosis, but more women get it than men.
- True. Low-fat or fat-free dairy products like milk, yogurt, and cheese contain lots of calcium, which helps keep your bones healthy.
- D, all of the above. Your bones need calcium, vitamin D, and weight-bearing exercise to grow to their full peak mass.
- A, swimming. Swimming is good exercise, but it won’t really help your bones grow stronger. Weight-bearing exercise—like jogging, running, jumping, walking, or dancing—can help your bones to grow to their full peak mass.