May is National Osteoporosis Month. Clinical Dietitian with Hartford Healthcare, Chris Barrett, explains how diet can help with prevention and management.
Nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men over 50 years old with break a bone due to osteoporosis.
Barrett says focusing on food is something patients can control, and a solid nutrition starting early is esential for bone mineral density.
For more on bone healthy diets, watch the video above.
Hartford Healthcare is hosting a bone healthy cooking class Monday, May 20th at the HHC Bone & Joint Institute in Hartford. The cost is $40 per person.
For more information on the class, visit hartfordhealthcare.org.