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Healthy Bones Week #CBR Biggest Healthy Bones Morning Tea

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Healthy Bones Week #CBR Biggest Healthy Bones Morning Tea

Posted 1 July 2015 in Current
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Canberra Biggest Healthy Bones Morning Tea is conducted annually in August at participating ACT primary and secondary schools to promote the prevention of early onset of osteoporosis by teaching children to adopt three healthy habits: consuming adequate levels of calcium in the diet; obtaining enough vitamin D (ideally from sunlight on the skin); and doing weight bearing exercise. These habits which prevent early onset osteoporosis in later life must start early, since bones reach their peak density in our early 20s. Read more.