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Research indicates that exercise during the later years, along with adequate calcium and vitamin D intake, helps slow the decline in bone mass. It also contributes to strength and increased muscle mass as well as improves coordination, which may help prevent falls or accidents that could lead to fractures. Seek out a weight-lifting group, fitness class, or walk with a friend.

(Source: Food Insight: Current Topics in Food Safety & Nutrition, March/April 2004.)

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