Best Bones Forever!™ is a national bone health campaign aimed at helping girls ages 9-14 and their parents understand that now is the time to build strong bones for life. Learn what you can do to give your daughter the support she needs to build strong bones for a lifetime.
Review Date: August 23, 2011
Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
During childhood and adolescence, the body uses the mineral calcium to build strong bones - a process that's all but complete by the end of the teen years.
Review Date: January 29, 2013
The Nemours Foundation
Calcium is a mineral found in many foods. The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones and to carry out many important functions. Learn how to get the right amount of calcium in your daily diet.
Review Date: October 30, 2014
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS