There a some simple things you can do to make a big difference.
Millions of Aussies are living with poor bone health.
World Osteoporosis Day is the perfect time for over-60s to start paying more attention to their bones.
It's expected to cost the health system $1 billion in the next five years.
“We see a lot of women and men in their 40s and 50s who are surprised to find that they are not getting the recommended amounts..."
Rather than targeting the bones, these scientists are looking at a whole new way of protecting against the disease.