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May Is Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

May is the time to grow the mind and body.

 

It’s also Osteoporosis Awareness Month. 
 
That’s according to St. Louis Dairy Council Nutrition Educator Kelsey Bentlage. She says dairy is the perfect way to grow this spring. 

Bentlage says dairy is especially important at young ages, but dairy also helps with bones, teeth and muscle growth as you age. 

Those nutrients from milk and dairy can help prevent osteoporosis. 

Bentlage has couple a recipes for you to try. She says it should help you and your children get the right amount of dairy. You can find the recipe at stldairycouncil.org. 

Learn more at stldairycouncil.org. Bentlage appeared as a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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