Bone is a living and growing tissue. Throughout life, bone is constantly being remodeled where old bone is removed and replaced with fresh new bone. Bone building occurs when more bone is laid down than removed. Bone mass is maintained when bone formation equals bone removal. Bone loss occurs when more bone is removed than replaced. Bone promoting actions should begin in childhood and continue throughout your lifetime, however, it's never too late to take action to promote healthy bones. In addition to a healthy diet and exercise it is essential to maintain adequate levels or bone building vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids. Please enjoy browsing our bone health section and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to email us.